Studios and Film Roman announce 'Camp WWE' irreverent
animated web series - 4th November 2013
Conn. and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. WWE Studios
and Film Roman announced Monday that they have entered
into a co-financing and co-production agreement to
produce up to 13 three-minute webisodes of a new animated
series entitled "Camp WWE." Mike Benson
of "Entourage" and "The Bernie Mac
Show" will script the series.
WWE Studios and Film Roman, the animation studio behind
"The Simpsons" and "King of the Hill,"
comes an irreverent, new adult comedy series about
what the biggest, most outrageous WWE Superstars were
like as kids. "Camp WWE" follows these unruly
tykes as they body slam their way through their formative
years. Proving to be a nightmare for teachers and
other kids, their exhausted parents pack-up their
future WWE Superstars with their masks, chains, kneepads
and security blankets, and send them off to Camp WWE,
to be transformed into model citizens by the most
terrifying counselor who ever lived, Mr. McMahon.
Roman has been involved with some of the most well-known
and humorous animated series, said Michael Luisi,
President of WWE Studios. They are the perfect
partners for WWE Studios to capture our Superstars
in a truly unique and fun way."
WWE' is a new and exciting project with a great creative
team for Film Roman to be working on with WWE Studios,
and we are very bullish on its prospects for success.
With a combination of their unique personalities,
distinctive characteristics and huge built-in loyal
fan base, WWE Superstars make for ideal animation
subjects in 'Camp WWE'," said Dana Booton, General
Manager for Film Roman. "We are very pleased
to be working with WWE Studios, and hope that it will
begin a mutually beneficial, long-term business relationship."