'Wild Life': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about SYFY's animated series
There are many a series and films based on an apocalypse that has completely demolished all human life. But what aafter that? How does the world go on without man in it? SYFY's upcoming animated comedy follows a gang of zoo animal friends hanging out after the apocalypse.
The six-episodic 15-minute series stars Natalie Palamides, Claudia O'Doherty, Baron Vaughn, Reggie Watts and John Reynolds in lead roles. Here's everything you need to know about SYFY's upcoming animated series.
'Wild Life' will premiere on Saturday, September 26, 2020.
According to the official synopsis of the series, "The series is a comedy about a gang of zoo animal friends hanging out after the apocalypse. There’s the pacifist cheetah Glenn (John Reynolds), bubbly dolphin Marny (Claudia O’Doherty), hyper fox Hudson (Baron Vaughn), psychedelic koala Darby (Reggie Watts), self-care loving panda Debbie (SkittLeZ Ortiz) and energy drink-guzzling sloth Viv (Natalie Palamides). Together, they come up with elaborate schemes to entertain themselves and just keep from going insane. From taking trips to a mutant-infested mall for hood ornaments to stumbling upon an old broadcast studio and creating their own shows, these critters are always up to something."
John Reynolds as Glenn
Reynolds is known for his performance as Drew Gardner on 'Search Party' and for his recurring role of Officer Callahan on 'Stranger Things'. He also starred as Duffy in the 2019 Hulu miniseries 'Four Weddings and a Funeral'.
Claudia O'Doherty as Marny
The Australian actress, writer, and comedian is best known for her role of Bertie Bauer on Netflix's 'Love'. She's also known for playing Claudia Winter in 'Extra Ordinary' and Wendy on 'Trainwreck'.
Baron Vaughn as Hudson
Vaughn is best known for playing the role of Nwabudike Bud Bergstein on Netflix's 'Grace and Frankie' and for playing Tom Servo on the 2017 revival of 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'.
Reggie Watts as Darby
American comedian, beatboxer, musician and actor Watts is best known for leading the house band for 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'. He has also appeared in 'Pitch Perfect 2', 'My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea', and for voicing Pastry Pete on 'Tuca & Bertie'.
Natalie Palamides as Viv
The actress is best known for voicing Buttercup in Cartoon Network's 2016 'Powerpuff Girls' series. She has also appeared in 'Please Understand Me', 'Ghost Story Club', and in 'Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure'.
SkittLeZ Ortiz stars as Debbie
Juan Carlos Ortiz, is better known by the stage name SkittLeZ. The Latino singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor from the Bronx, New York, posts regularly on YouTube and has acted in several sketches over the years, best known for playing Jed on 'High Maintenance'.
'Wild Life' is executive produced by creator Adam Davies, as well as Alex Plapinger, Dylan Dawson, Valparaiso Pictures and Octopie.
Creator Davies notes that 'Wild Life' is a "hangout show," and said all the on-screen mayhem is just window dressing for the animals' existence. "The flaming buildings in the background are more of a backdrop to kind of contrast this paradise that these animals are now living in," he had said.
You can watch the trailer here:
Where to watch
'Wild Life' can be watched during SYFY's late-night adult-animation block, TZGZ, on September 26, 2020, at around 12.15 am ET/ PT following 'Magical Girl Friendship Squad'.
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