Fox, Rick & Morty creator plan a blockchain and NFT-enabled animated series

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What does that mean precisely? Well, aside from representing a method to capitalize the programs appeal (presuming it follows the course of Rick & & Morty sending fans chasing collectible tie-ins), its also about advertising. The Hollywood Reporter estimated Fox CEO Charlie Collier telling advertisers that “just as were doing this for our own animation, we will also help your brands link straight with fans and lovers through NFTs. With and for you, Fox will help art meet brands satisfy technology”

Throughout its upfronts presentation on Monday, Fox told advertisers about a new animated series that leans on two buzzwords that youve absolutely heard even if you dont know what they are: blockchain and NFT. Krapopolis, from Community and Rick & & Morty developer Dan Harmon, is “an animated comedy embeded in mythical ancient Greece” following beasts, human beings and gods trying to coexist.

KRAPOPOLIS is an animated comedy set in mythical ancient Greece from Emmy Award-winning developer Dan Harmon (“Rick and Morty,” “Community”). Focused on a problematic family of human beings, gods and beasts that tries to run one of the worlds first cities without eliminating each other. Fully owned and financed by FOX Entertainment, the funny will be produced by its Emmy Award-winning animation studio, Bento Box Entertainment. Furthermore, KRAPOPOLIS will serve as the first-ever animated series curated totally on the Blockchain, as FOX and Bento Box go into the NFT business. The company will release a dedicated market for KRAPOPOLIS that will curate and sell digital products, varying from NFTs of distinctive character and background art and GIFs, along with tokens that offer exclusive social experiences to engage and reward very fans.

Where the crypto-buzz can be found in is in several ways. Fox is launching its own NFT company, Blockchain Creative Labs, in addition to the program to “produce, sell and handle NFTs, tokens and digital goods.” Krapopolis will be the first show ever “curated totally on the blockchain.”

The Hollywood Reporter quoted Fox CEO Charlie Collier informing advertisers that “simply as were doing this for our own animation, we will also assist your brands connect directly with fans and lovers through NFTs. KRAPOPOLIS is an animated funny set in legendary ancient Greece from Emmy Award-winning creator Dan Harmon (“Rick and Morty,” “Community”). In addition, KRAPOPOLIS will serve as the first-ever animated series curated completely on the Blockchain, as FOX and Bento Box go into the NFT business.