The cast of the 2004 cult classic comedy Napoleon Dynamite is reuniting for a new animated pilot.The series will be made available using blockchain technology, according to a report from Deadline. The four main actors from the movie, Jon Heder, Tina Majorino, Efren Ramirez, and Jon Gries, are all present in the program Cyko KO.
Heder plays the title character in the television show, which is based on the Rob Feldman comic book of the same name. The character is a “fourth-wall breaking, pinball-addicted, cereal-eating, motorcycle-riding hero,” according to the Deadline article.
Due to blockchain technology, the series is being released in an unorthodox manner, with a 12-minute pilot debuting only with Replay’s Rewarded.streaming web3 TV service.The ecosystem is referred to as a “watch to earn” one, and NFTs will also be required to access the program and other projects.Viewers will be compensated.By watching different movies, TV shows, and live TV shows, one can earn native RPLAY tokens for TV.
Users will receive extra benefits for watching Cyko KO, such as the opportunity to meet the cast or make a cameo in the premiere. The other members’ roles are currently unknown, but according to Deadline, the series will focus on Cyko KO, his sidekick Peachy Keen, and their pet Meemop. They are tasked with defending the colonies of SuperEarth from enormous monsters and bizarre characters in this “all-ages title inspired by Saturday morning cartoons.”
In a statement accompanying the casting call, Cyko Ko’s creator and showrunner, Rob Feldman, expressed his enthusiasm for the project’s use of technology.
“The dream has always been to bring Cyko KO to the world of animation, and to do so through bleeding edge technology,” Feldman says. “Between this incredible cast reunion and our partners at Theta, Replay, and Verified labs, we are going to create something incredibly special for the fans who have supported Cyko and his friends for the past seven years.”
It’s been almost many years since Napoleon Dynamite landed in theaters, and the comedy is simply as hysterical nowadays because it became in 2004. The movie follows a listless, alienated teen who makes a decision to assist his new buddy win the elegance presidency of their small western excessive school. Fans who’ve visible the movie apprehend it is now no longer the plot that catapulted the film to fulfillment however the chemistry of the solid and the depiction of mundane regular lifestyles that is not frequently proven in movies.
Jared Hess wrote and directed Napoleon Dynamite, which ranks second among his most successful films to date only to Nacho Libre. The film is anticipated to cost between $400,000 and $400,000 and made $116,000 in its opening weekend. However, Napoleon Dynamite ultimately became a major success, as cult classics frequently do, earning $46 million, or more than a hundred times the budget. Fans anticipate a similar dynamic, and Feldman anticipates a similar level of success when the Cyko KO Star Cards NFTs debut on September 30.