Prime Video Orders Sausage Party TV Series

By Rebecca Theodore-Vachon 

A Sausage Party animated series is coming to Prime Video.

Based on the 2016 animated film, Sausage Party: Foodtopia will see the return of original voice cast members Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Michael Cera, David Krumholtz and Edward Norton. In addition, Will Forte, Sam Richardson, Natasha Rothwell and Yassir Lester have joined the cast. The first season will be 8 episodes, and the storyline is being kept under wraps.

Sausage Party followed a sausage (Rogen) who lives in a supermarket and discovers the truth about what happens when groceries are purchased. He embarks on a journey with his friends to escape their fate while facing a malicious douche who wants to kill him. Sausage Party had an approval rating of 82% on Rotten Tomatoes and grossed $141.3 million at the global box office.

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The original Sausage Party was an incredibly hilarious, outrageous, one-of-a-kind entry into the world of animation,” Vernon Sanders, head of global television, Amazon Studios, said in a statement. “We are thrilled to collaborate again with Seth, Evan and their team at Point Grey, as well as our partners at Annapurna Television and Sony Pictures Television, to offer a new look into this world that will be brought to life so vividly for our global Prime Video customers.”

Rogen and Evan Goldberg will executive produce along with Ariel Shaffir and Kyle Hunter who will also serve as showrunners.

 

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