HBO Max has announced that it has given a series order to Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake, a new young adult animated series from Cartoon Network Studios and starring the fearless sword-wielding adventurer Fionna and her magical best friend and talking cat Cake.
“Adventure Time truly broke the mold and earned legions of passionate fans in the process,” said Billy Wee, SVP, Comedy and Original Animation, HBO Max. “We are thrilled to partner with our friends at Cartoon Network Studios to continue innovating and expanding the Adventure Time universe with this world class team.”
“Adventure Time broke boundaries and was a shining example of how impactful animated storytelling can be,” said Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Cartoon Network Studios. “We are excited to partner with HBO Max to carry that tradition on to new heights, lands and magical worlds.”
The official synopsis for the new series reads:
Fionna and Cake – with the help of the former Ice King, Simon Petrikov – embark on a multiverse-hopping adventure and journey of self-discovery. All the while a powerful new antagonist determined to track them down and erase them from existence, lurks in the shadows.