Netflix Announces Sweet Tooth, a New Series Based on Jeff Lemire’s DC Characters

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Sweet Tooth

Netflix announced today that it will be debuting a new series, Sweet Tooth based on characters from DC Comics by Jeff Lemire. The series will be eight episodes long and each episode will be one-hour in length. Sweet Tooth is the broad appeal, family-friendly, storybook adventure of Gus — part deer, part boy — who leaves his home in the forest to find the outside world ravaged by a cataclysmic event. 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 series comes from Team Downey and Warner Bros. Television and is developed by Executive Producer/Director Jim Mickle, with Beth Schwartz (Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) as Executive Producer and Co-Showrunner.

The series will star: Christian Convery (Beautiful Boy, Tiger Rising, Playing With Fire), Nonso Anozie (The Laundromat, Zoo, Game of Thrones), Adeel Akhtar (Les Misérables [TV series], Victoria & Abdul, The Big Sick) and Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth, Saturday Night Live), with James Brolin (Life in Pieces, Amityville Horror, Westworld) as the voice of the narrator.