The Cartoon Network recently announced the cast of an upcoming animated series created and executive-produced by OutKast member Andre 3000.
Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins of TLC will join the cast of the untitled cartoon series, which is currently in production at Cartoon Network Studios in Burbank, Calif.
Veteran voice actors Crystal Scales (“The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron”) Jeff Glen Bennett (“Johnny Bravo,” “Camp Lazlo”), Tom Kenny (“Camp Lazlo,” “SpongeBob SquarePants”) and others will lend their voices as characters to the series.
Andre 3000’s voice will also be featured in the half-hour animated series, which focuses on a group of outcast children in Atlanta and their mysterious mentor.
Benjamin is executive-producing the project through his production company, Moxie Turtle. Veteran Tommy Lynch, creator of “Kids Incorporated,” “Romeo!” and other children’s television shows, is also executive-producing the series through his company, Tom Lynch Co.
Also on board as head writer is Patric M. Verrone, who has written for “Futurama,” “Pinky and the Brain” and “The Critic.”
Twelve half-hour episodes are being produced, along with a special one-hour premiere, which is slated to debut this fall.