Robert Downey Jr, the Marvel superstar is all set to produce a series for Netflix, Sweet Tooth. His wife, Susan is also Producing the series along with him.
The series is based on a comic by Jeff Lemire.
Jim Mickle and Beth Schwartz wil write the script. Also, Mickle will helm the series.
The story is about Gus, a part deer, part boy, who leaves his home in the forest. He does so to find the outside world ravaged by a cataclysmic event. It is described as “broad appeal, family-friendly, storybook adventure”.
“He joins a ragtag family of humans and animal-children hybrids like himself in search of answers about this new world and the mystery behind his hybrid origins,” the official plotline of the series read.
Coming to the cast, the show will feature Christian Convery, Nonso Anozie, Adeel Akhtar and Will Forte. Also, veteran actor James Brolin serving as the narrator.
Also, the project will be produced by Team Downey in association with Warner Bros. Television. Evan Moore will produce for Team Downey.
Robert Downey Jr gained wider recognition for starring as Tony Stark / Iron Man in ten films within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Also, he played the title character in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes (2009). This earned him his second Golden Globe.