I have recently sold another original series to a major TV network. It has taken so long because there simply hasn't been any venue interested in doing original adult animated drama until recently.
I am only in development, but this is now happening with network support. This project is not related to Aeon Flux, it is all new material. Sorry I can't say much more for now.
― Peter Chung, Saturday, 14 October 2017 09:34 (four years ago) link
I had earlier mentioned I was working on a family targeted feature. That project, for which I wrote the story, was being planned for pre-production this year, but got postponed for arcane political reasons. It is on hold for now, but may resume later. So many times in this business, a project will get written, designs created, money is spent, then it doesn't get made.
― Peter Chung, Saturday, 14 October 2017 09:46 (four years ago) link
Great to hear, congratulations! Keep us posted and let us know if we can secretly preview anything.
― J.P. McDevitt, Saturday, 14 October 2017 20:30 (four years ago) link
I cannot wait to learn more about this new series. I'm already sold on "adult animated drama." Congratulations!
― Dwayne, Monday, 16 October 2017 18:13 (four years ago) link
Peter, I remember years ago you often mentioned a project you were working on independently. In one interview you gave the impression it would be quite a different sort of thing.
Is this still in the works?
― Sam G, Wednesday, 18 October 2017 01:53 (four years ago) link
The new show incorporates ideas and characters I've been contemplating for a while. I think I've managed to crack the problem of how to bring them together in an accessible, commercially viable product. It's an ambitious project, on a large scale, and I did not want it to suffer the kinds of compromises that (I regret) caused Aeon Flux to sometimes fall short.
― Peter Chung, Wednesday, 18 October 2017 09:34 (four years ago) link
Update:I've been plugging away at this full force lately. I am liking the way it is taking shape, and initial signs are encouraging.It is such a huge undertaking, that it took many months to sort out how to organize the narrative and characters.
I'm hopeful that I will be able to offer more details soon.
― Peter Chung, Friday, 29 June 2018 05:26 (three years ago) link
Great news Peter, thanks for your updates. I haven't been posting here much in recent years, but I just wanted you to know that I still regularly read this board (as I have now for... wow... 23 years?) and I appreciate your presence here.
― Matt Rebholz, Sunday, 1 July 2018 15:10 (three years ago) link
Hi Matt. Still seeing prominent greenspun board posters like your self is really cool for me.
I've been around since high school - about 16 years ago.
Getting into the original AF discussions back then had a much deeper impact than any of my school work. It was a big deal for me. I'm super grateful.
And so this unique connection continues. And new work from Peter to come. Awesome.
― Sam G, Monday, 2 July 2018 00:17 (three years ago) link
My treatments have been approved and scripts are being ordered.
― Peter Chung, Wednesday, 3 October 2018 19:15 (three years ago) link
That is awesome. Can you give us some vague idea of what a production timeline looks like?
― Uhura Mazda (lukas), Wednesday, 3 October 2018 20:58 (three years ago) link
― Nhex, Wednesday, 3 October 2018 23:29 (three years ago) link
― the late great, Wednesday, 3 October 2018 23:43 (three years ago) link
It's impossible to say how long. But there is a lot more time and work involved than most people realize.
― Peter Chung, Thursday, 4 October 2018 07:49 (three years ago) link