Ahead of its April launch, mobile-first streaming platform Quibi acquired the comic-turned-cartoon Trill League as part of its growing roster with 50 Cent slated as its executive producer. The series, which is slated to follow a black superhero league satirizing several famous DC heroes.
“I am excited to bring G-Unit Film & Television to an innovative platform like Quibi with my partners at Lionsgate and 3 Arts. Anthony Piper and Jameel Saleem have created a world we haven’t seen before in Trill League, looking forward to sharing it soon.”
The series started as a successful Anthony Piper Kickstarter campaign seeking to make a comic parodying “superheroes, anime, and hip-hop culture.” The series is also tied to film and TV giant, Lionsgate.
This series marks yet another series on the platform which has a number of scripted and unscripted series. Recently, Quibi has been going on a content spree with one of its recent inclusions being Kirby Jenner. The series, which is led by Kris and Kendall Jenner, is based on the parody account claiming to be the fraternal twin of Kendall Jenner.
Quibi is raring to launch April 6, 2020. The streaming service’s biggest difference is its focus on short-form content and mobile-friendly usage. It’s also a fairly low price with a version with ads costing $5 and an ad-free version for $8 a month.