Thomas Lennon develops “The Post Guard” animated series at Fox
Reno 911! star Thomas Lennon began development of The guard post, an animated series of humorous workplace adventures for Fox.
According to the network, Fox commissioned a presentation of the project. Lennon will write and produce, with Peter Principato also executive producer. Fox Entertainment and Bento Box Entertainment produce.
The guard post follow the crew of humans, turtles, seals and mermaids in the secret and oft-overlooked Coast Guard and Post Office mashup, as they roam the high seas to find and deliver messages in bottles , while determining who among them is in charge of menial tasks of the ship, such as resetting the WiFi.
A versatile actor, voice actor and comedian, Lennon is best known for co-creating the hit mock documentary series Comedy Central, Reno 911! in 2003, which briefly found new life last year thanks to the resurrection on Quibi before the much-vaunted mobile content platform closed in December.
Thomas is replaced by Artists First, UTA and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.
Dan Sarto is publisher and editor-in-chief of Animation World Network.