‘Sweet Tooth’: Netflix Releases Images, Trailer & June Premiere Date For Series Based On DC/Vertigo Comic Book

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29 Apr 21

Netflix has released the first trailer, along with some “first look” images and a June premiere date for Sweet Tooth, an adaptation of the DC/Vertigo comic book, from Team Downey and Warner Bros. Television.

‘Sweet Tooth’ is the broad appeal, family-friendly, storybook adventure of Gus – part deer, part boy – who leaves his home in the forest to find the outside world ravaged by a cataclysmic event. He joins a ragtag family of humans and animal-children hybrids like himself in search of answers about this new world and the mystery behind his hybrid origins.

The series stars Christian Convery (‘Beautiful Boy’, ‘Tiger Rising’, ‘Playing With Fire’), Nonso Anozie (‘The Laundromat’, ‘Zoo’, ‘Game of Thrones’), Adeel Akhtar (‘Les Misérables [TV series]’, ‘Victoria & Abdul’, ‘The Big Sick’) and Will Forte (‘The Last Man on Earth’, ‘Saturday Night Live’), with James Brolin (‘Life in Pieces’, ‘Amityville Horror’, ‘Westworld’) as the voice of the narrator.

Based on characters created for DC by Jeff Lemire, ‘Sweet Tooth’ comes from Jim Mickle (‘Hap and Leonard’, ‘In the Shadow of the Moon’, ‘Cold In July’) and Beth Schwartz (‘Arrow’, ‘DC’s Legends of Tomorrow’) who serve as writers, co-showrunners and exec producers. Team Downey’s Robert Downey Jr., Susan Downey and Amanda Burrell, alongside Linda Moran also exec produce. Team Downey in association with Warner Bros. Television are the studios.

Sweet Tooth‘ Season 1 premieres Friday, 4th June 2021 on Netflix UK and worldwide.