EXCLUSIVE: Cricket Green and his now urban family are coming back to find out more. Disney Channel has given the toon comedy a third season renewal City greens, and its creators, Chris Houghton and Shane Houghton, have signed an alliance with Disney Television Animation.
Under the agreement, the brothers will continue their work City greens and develop new cartoons, shorts, and films for Disney Channel and Disney +.
“Chris and Shane have a wonderfully unique vision for characters and stories with humor and heart, and we are especially excited to continue working with them on other Big City Greens and other creative endeavors,” said Meredith Roberts, SVP / General Manager. TV animation at Disney Channels.
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City greens follows the mischievous and optimistic 10-year-old Cricket Green (Chris Houghton), who is moving from the country to the big city with his wildly out of place family – older sister Tilly, father Bill and Gramma Alice. The series is influenced by the childhood of the Houghton brothers, who grew up in the small rural town of St. Johns, MI. Many of the locations and characters were inspired by their real family members and citizens.
Disney Television Animation’s voices also include Artemis Pebdani, Marieve Herington, and Bob Joles.
City greens Premiere in June 2018 and is one of the five best cartoon series in the entire cable sector for two consecutive quarters with children and girls aged 6 to 11.
“We’re excited to deepen our relationship with Disney,” said Chris and Shane Houghton in a joint statement. “You have been very supportive of us and our crazy ideas and we look forward to growing further City greens as well as developing new and exciting projects together. “
The Houghton brothers who made the comic book Reed Gunther and their credits include comics for The Simpsons, adventure time and Peanuts, are repeated by the Gotham Group and attorney Matthew Saver.