MTV announced that it is reviving Clone High with the original creators Phil Lord, Chris Miller, and Bill Lawrence. The company shared the good news on a press release that happened on Monday. In this post, we are going to talk about further details of the show revival.
Synopsis of sitcom Clone High:
Clone High first made its debut on the channel in 2003. There were a total of thirteen episodes in the sitcom. The animated show has a unique concept, as the storyline revolves around a high school that is surrounded by the clones of historical figures.
Clone High dragged mixed reviews from the fans as well as critics upon its release. In July 2020, it was announced by the MTV they are coming up with the new episodes of the series with the return of original creator’s Lord, Miller, and Bill Lawrence.
Announcement made by MTV:
In a press release, MTV shared the good news about the revival of the show. They revealed further that Erica Rivinoja is going to be in charge of the project. Erica was also part of the original series. She also has experience in South Park, along with other ventures.
Chris McCarthy, who is the President of ViacomCBS Entertainment and Youth Group, expressed, The company is “thrilled to reassemble” with the primary minds behind the series.
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Characters in Clone High:
Talking about the characters in the show, they are historical figures who are famous worldwide due to their social work. Let’s have a look at the cast of the show,
- Abe Lincoln (Voiced by Will Forte): Clone of Abraham Lincoln
- Gandhi (voiced by Michael McDonald): Clone of Mahatma Gandhi
- Joan of Arc (voiced by Nicole Sullivan): Clone of Joan of Arc
- JFK (voiced by Chris Miller): Clone of John F. Kennedy
- Principal Scudworth (voiced by Phil Lord)
- Cleopatra Smith (voiced by Christa Miller): Clone of Cleopatra VII
- Mr. Lynn Butlertron (voiced by Chris Miller)
However, soon afterward, the release of the series triggered controversy due to the depiction of Mahatma Gandhi, which eventually prompted a hunger strike by Indians.