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

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During its upfronts discussion on Monday, Fox informed advertisers about a new animated series that leans on 2 buzzwords that you have actually definitely heard even if you dont understand 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 monsters, gods and human beings trying to exist together.

The Hollywood Reporter quoted Fox CEO Charlie Collier informing advertisers that “just as were doing this for our own animation, we will likewise help your brand names connect straight with fans and enthusiasts through NFTs. KRAPOPOLIS is an animated funny set in legendary ancient Greece from Emmy Award-winning developer Dan Harmon (“Rick and Morty,” “Community”). Additionally, KRAPOPOLIS will serve as the first-ever animated series curated totally on the Blockchain, as FOX and Bento Box go into the NFT organization.

What does that mean exactly? Well, besides representing a way to capitalize the programs appeal (assuming it follows the course of Rick & & Morty sending out fans going after collectible tie-ins), its also about marketing. The Hollywood Reporter priced quote Fox CEO Charlie Collier telling advertisers that “just as were doing this for our own animation, we will likewise assist your brand names link straight with fans and lovers through NFTs. With and for you, Fox will help art meet brand names meet technology”

Where the crypto-buzz comes in is in several methods. Fox is introducing its own NFT business, Blockchain Creative Labs, along with the program to “create, sell and handle NFTs, tokens and digital products.” As such, Krapopolis will be the very first show ever “curated completely on the blockchain.”

KRAPOPOLIS is an animated funny set in legendary ancient Greece from Emmy Award-winning developer Dan Harmon (“Rick and Morty,” “Community”). On a flawed family of human beings, gods and monsters 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 work as the first-ever animated series curated totally on the Blockchain, as FOX and Bento Box go into the NFT service. The business will release a devoted marketplace for KRAPOPOLIS that will curate and offer digital products, varying from NFTs of distinctive character and background art and GIFs, as well as tokens that provide unique social experiences to engage and reward extremely fans.