For a few years, Ben Bocquelet’s The Wonderful World Of Gumball needed to dwell within the shadow of bigger hits. Although it premiered across the similar time, Gumball was thought of an also-ran whereas heavy hitters Journey Time and Common Present soaked up the highlight. However Gumball stored going. It lived previous the top of these exhibits, in addition to the delivery and demise of comrades Uncle Grandpa and Clarence. It watched landmark exhibits like Steven Universe blossom, develop, after which vanish. It even weathered the dominating drive that was (and nonetheless is) Teen Titans Go.
Gumball is now the tortoise on the finish of the race, standing victorious as one among CN’s most sturdy applications. It has been in reruns for 3 years and but its six seasons proceed to repeat on the channel’s schedule, attracting a gradual viewers as in the event that they had been new. There’s nonetheless, clearly, an urge for food for extra Gumball — a starvation CN has tried to clumsily satiate with clip present specials.
However the drought is coming to an finish. We’ve recognized Bocquelet has been engaged on an Wonderful World Of Gumball film for a number of months, however immediately CN confirmed it as soon as and for all, and added a shock: after the film is full, the show is returning with new episodes! As an unspecified blue cat would say, “What the what?”
The revived collection will mark the relaunch of CN’s European studio below its new (but outdated) title, Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe. It’s bought a brand they smashed Gumball into like Play-Doh. That’s gotta harm:
Don’t have any concern: the identical artistic group, with Bocquelet at its head, will reassemble to inform new tales. The occasions of the film will set the stage for the state of Gumball’s world within the relaunch. See what hints you possibly can glean from the official description…
Staying true to its self-referential and meta comedic roots that endeared The Wonderful World of Gumball to followers world wide, the film begins when Gumball’s largest fan finds the present’s lacking episode and unintentionally opens a portal connecting his world to Gumball’s cartoon world. Upon assembly his heroes, our tremendous fan decides to group up with Gumball, Darwin, Anais, Richard and Nicole to save lots of them from a nefarious drive overtaking Elmore, whereas inadvertently unleashing a menace of their very personal. Using the most recent animation strategies and CG know-how, the film guarantees to be each a comedic, emotional, and epic conclusion for followers of the unique collection and a brand new starting in establishing the world for the accompanying collection.
The Wonderful World of Gumball remains to be probably the most clever and sharply written “children” exhibits on tv and we’re psyched to have it again. We’ll have extra info on the film and the relaunch as information is revealed.