The Boondocks Season 5-An American adult animated sitcom mainly inspired by Aaron McGruder’s comic strip The Boondocks was developed by McGruder. Following the 2005–2014 TV series that aired on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim broadcast channel for four seasons, Sony Pictures Animation initially planned for it to be the second television series based on the comic. The show was planned to premiere on HBO Max, but it never gained traction in the development process. There are a few things known about “The Boondocks” revival.
What Is the Release Date of the Reboot of the Boondocks, and When Can We Expect It?
A few years ago, Sony Pictures Animation announced the relaunch of “The Boondocks,” and a year later, HBO Max revealed it as one of its new shows to air in the fall. Covid-19 seems to have caused some delays, although it is not apparent if they are the result of production issues or rearranging the show’s timetable.
With two seasons of 12 episodes each on HBO Max, as well as a 50-minute special to open the first season, “The Boondocks” was set for an autumn 2020 comeback, however, it has been canceled. Then, in January, TVLine claimed that the show would return at some point in 2021, which is a vague and open-ended timeline for its comeback. Fans of “The Boondocks” will be pleased to learn that the show’s official Instagram profile has updated the bio to reflect the new air date of 2022.
With any luck, “The Boondocks” will return to television screens in the next year with greater certainty than past audiences have gotten.
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Who Will Play The Boondocks in the New Series?
McGruder, on the other hand, is returning to serve as host. A few days before the fourth and last season of “The Boondocks” premiered on television, the actor opted to provide a cryptic explanation of his decision to depart the show on Facebook (via Shadow and Act). “The Boondocks” “pretty much embodies my life’s work,” according to his remarks. It’s not only me that owns Huey and Riley and Granddad. These are the members of my extended family who don’t exist.
Having to say goodbye to a loved one is the most difficult thing in the world. “Hollywood is a business,” said a towering white figure in the industry. Another brilliant white man advises, ‘Don’t harbor grudges.’ ” IGN expressed reservations about the timeline for the project. It’s fair to presume that this new series will have a completely different cast from the original.
It was Regina King who portrayed Riley and Huey, along with Grandfather and Uncle Ruckus, in the original series. On “The Joe Rogan Experience” in May 2019, Witherspoon confirmed that “The Boondocks” will be returning, sparking rumors that he may star in the new season. As a result, he was unable to return to the role he had previously held.
— The Boondocks (@TheBoondocks) July 3, 2014
What Kind of Story Will Be Told in This New Version of the Boondocks?
When Granddad becomes the boys’ legal guardian in the first “The Boondocks,” Riley, Huey, and Granddad move to the Woodcrest area. Uncle Ruckus and his neo-fascist communal government have enforced rules, which they are opposing.
In this remake, the series’ anime and manga-inspired designs are modernized, but the storyline looks to stay the same — Granddad and his children move to a Maryland suburb and strive to live under Uncle Ruckus’ strange control. Imagine a similar story that has been updated to reflect the types of current events that the previous series predicted.
In 2019, McGruder told Deadline, “There’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to revisit the world of ‘The Boondocks’ and remake it for today.” “It’s amazing how different our circumstances are now, both politically and culturally, more than a decade after the original series and two decades after the original newspaper comic,” says the author. There’s a lot to say, and it ought to be fun.”
“The Boondocks” is presently available in its entirety on HBO Max if you want to see the original series before the relaunch.