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Among Us Animated Series In the Works From Infinity Train Creator and Titmouse

Three years after it exploded into a pandemic-era sensation, the Among Us animated series is in development at CBS Studios. variety report.

The new series builds on the game’s premise, with brutal crooks sabotaging ships, betraying crews, and causing chaos throughout. Who will be the cheater? We’ll probably find out in the season finale.

Among Us developer Innersloth is on board with this project. Leading the project, Owen Dennis was a writer and storyboarder for his network of cartoons depicting an infinite train filled with impossible worlds, before producing his series Infinity Train. I was involved. Animation is handled by Titmouse, the studio behind Big Mouth and Star Trek: Lower Decks.

Since Among Us first hit the public eye in 2020, Innersloth has worked to further its popularity, including developing a VR version and participating in various crossovers. There was also a unique read-through manga. A sequel was in development, but the work was abandoned in favor of reworking the original game’s codebase.

Among Us isn’t the only game we’re considering adapting to other media. In 2023, The Last Of Us will lead the way. An ongoing trend speaks to the immense influence games have on popular culture, and it seems Hollywood can no longer ignore them.

Among Us does not have a release date.

Kat Bailey is IGN’s Director of News and co-host of Nintendo Voice Chat. Any tips? Send her a DM at @the_katbot.

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