Now more than ever, the intense wave of 1990s nostalgia is at its height, with a slew of upcoming TV shows and movies planned to capitalize on the collective desire for a return of these cherished properties. Just a couple of months ago Nickelodeon announced plans to reboot ’90s favorites in a fresh new way.
Well, it’s time for millennials to rejoice, because HA Animation, the producer of the popular Youtube series 'The Anytown Show' is currently in development of a fully hand drawn original film called 'The Anytown Movie'.
The movie is set to feature shows from the likes of Rugrats, Hey Arnold, Dexter's Laboratory, The Powerpuff Girls, Recess, Johnny Bravo, The Wild Thornberrys, As Told By Ginger, Doug and Codename Kids Next Door. The film will focus on Coco Labouche, Dr Phillium Benedict, Father and Von Scheck teaming up together to take over the world in order to complete each of their goals.
The movie will take place 10 years into the future and will also feature side plots including the relationship between Arnold and Helga, the film is set to be released in 2017/18 on YouTube.
Citing The Lego Movie, Space Jam, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, and Wreck It Ralph as influences, Nicktoons is poised to follow a similar model, employing a hefty amount of self-referential humor and charm.