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‘Among Us’: Dan Stevens, Liv Hewson & Kimiko Glenn Join Cast Of Animated Series Based On Game

Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey), Liv Hewson (Yellowjackets) and Kimiko Glenn (Orange Is The New Black) have joined the cast of Among Us, an animated series based on the highly popular game, from CBS Studios, Innersloth, and creator Owen Dennis (Infinity Train). They join previously announced Randall Park, Ashley Johnson, Yvette Nicole Brown and Elijah Wood. CBS Studios‘ animation arm Eye Animation Productions is currently developing the project in partnership with Innersloth, the independent studio behind the game.

The series is created and executive produced by Dennis, who is under an overall deal at CBS Studios. No network or streamer is currently attached.

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Per the logline, the series is based on the game’s premise: “Members of your crew have been replaced by an alien shapeshifter intent on causing confusion, sabotaging the ship, and killing everyone. Root out the ‘Impostor’ or fall victim to its murderous designs.”

Character details below:

Stevens will voice ‘Blue’ — Doctor
Knowledgeable, charming, so hot
Task: physical and emotional care
Fun Fact: also has a doctorate in poetry

Hewson will voice ‘Black’ — Geologist
Stoic, coarse, rock-like
Task: supervising the ore shipments
Fun Fact: prefers rocks to people

Glenn will voice ‘Cyan’ – Gemologist
Healing through crystals
Task: supervising the vibes
Fun Fact: the vibes are bad

Titmouse will serve as the animation studio.  Dennis executive produces with Forest Willard, Marcus Bromander, and Carl Neisser of Innersloth, along with Titmouse’s Chris Prynoski, Shannon Prynoski, Antonio Canobbio and Ben Kalina.

Among Us is hugely popular. The game, which launched in 2018, had over 500 million monthly active users, with more than 4 billion views on YouTube and more than 1.22 billion viewing sessions on Twitch during Q4 2020. In October 2020, Among Us was No. 1 on Google Play in 66 countries, Top 100 in all countries except 2. It was also No. 1 on iOS in 55 countries, Top 100 in all countries except 14. The game recently released a new map (The Fungle) and continues to boast millions of players daily.

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