There’s a lot of excitement built around the upcoming reboot of Chris Miller and Phil Lord’s cult classic Clone High, which will premiere this spring on HBO Max. The show’s stars Will Forte (Abe) and Nicole Sullivan (Joan) took the stage at WonderCon today alongside executive producers Chris Miller (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Afterparty and 21 Jump Street), Erica Rivinoja (South Park Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm Last Man on Earth), and Erik Durbin (Last Man On Earth, American Dad!,Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23) to debut an exclusive first look at the new series followed by a moderated Q&A panel, as well as to reveal the new cast.
Here’s the new show’s official synopsis: This modern refresh of the Phil Lord (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” “The Afterparty,” and “21 Jump Street”), Chris Miller, and Bill Lawrence (“Ted Lasso,” “Cougar Town”, “Scrubs”) hit series Clone High is set at a high school for clones of historical figures. After a high school that was secretly being run as an elaborate military experiment to clone the greatest minds in history was put on ice, the clones have been thawed out 20 years later to resume the experiment with new clone classmates – all while navigating a new set of cultural norms and overly dramatic teen relationships.
Returning stars include Will Forte and Nicole Sullivan; executive producers Phil Lord as Scudworth and Chris Miller as JFK and Mr. B; Christa Miller voicing “Candide Sampson; Donald Faison as George Washington Carver; and Judah Miller as Scangrade.
Newly announced cast: New voice actors joining are Ayo Edebiri as Harriet; Mitra Jouhari as Cleo; Vicci Martinez as Frida; Kelvin Yu as Confucius; Neil Casey as Topher Bus; Jana Schmieding as Sacagawea; Sam Richardson as Wesley; Mo Gaffney as Ms. Grumbles; Al Madrigal as Frederico; Danny Pudi as Dr. Neelankavil; Emily Maya Mills as Ethel Merman; Michael Bolton as Michael Bolton, Mandy Moore as Mandy Moore, Ian Ziering as Ian Ziering; Steve Kerr as Steve Kerr; and Jeffrey Muller, Kyle Lau, Dannah Phirman, and Danielle Schneider.
Clone High is exec produced by Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Bill Lawrence, Erica Rivinoja, and Erik Durbin.The original Clone High series was produced by MTV and Canadian animation studio Nelvana, and was initially developed as a concept by Miller while he was still in college. The cult-hit 2D sitcom featured the voices of Will Forte as Abe, Nicole Sullivan as Joan, Michael McDonald as Gandhi, Christa Miller as Cleo, with Miller (JFK, Mr. Butlertron) and Lord (Principal Scudworth) also providing voices (along with several notable guest stars, from Marilyn Manson to Mandy Moore). The show’s theme song was written by Tommy Walter and performed by his group, The Abandoned Pools.
Here the three new images that were unveiled today: