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HBO Max Developing Four New ‘Adventure Time’ Specials

Popular animated series Adventure Time is being brought back for a series of four hour-long specials at HBO Max with the first two being set to premiere in 2020.

The specials, which are airing under the umbrella title of Adventure Time: Distant Lands, will each focus on a different character or set of characters, with the final one reuniting Finn the human and Jake the dog.

The specials come from Cartoon Network Studios who were also the producers behind the original series, Adventure Time, which ran for nine seasons on Cartoon Network before ending in 2018. The series was created by Pendleton Ward and executive produced by Adam Muto.

“Adventure Time was a groundbreaking series and a creative playground for so many talented creative artists,” said Rob Sorcher, chief content officer for Cartoon Network Studios. “Producing Adventure Time: Distant Lands for HBO Max will allow our studio to explore this beloved world in an all-new format.”

Titles and descriptions for the Adventure Time: Distant Lands episodes are below:

“BMO” follows Beemo, the lovable robot from the original series. When there’s a dangerous space emergency in the farthest reaches of the galaxy, Beemo answers the call. This special will be premiering in 2020.

“Obsidian” follows Marceline and Princess Bubblegum as they journey to the Glass Kingdom and are forced to confront their troubled pasts while trying to prevent an earthshaking catastrophe. This special will be premiering in 2020.

“Wizard City” focuses on Peppermint Butler, as he attends Wizard School as an inexperienced student. When Mysterious events on campus start to occur, Peppermint Butler is put to the test and forced to master wizardry. Premiere date TBD.

“Together Again” reunites Finn and Jake to rediscover their brotherly bond and embark on the most important adventure of their lives. Premiere date TBD.

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