When it comes to television, Matt Groening is batting a thousand. His first animated creation, The Simpsons, is about to enter its 30th season, and Futurama developed such a strong cult following that it was brought back from the dead a couple times. Now Groening, eschewing the usual basic cable approach, is bring his next project, called Disenchantment, to Netflix—and today we finally got our first look.
Groening's take on fantasy seems like a logical next step (as the trailer explains), but it also comes at a time when fantasy has never been popular. Dungeons & Dragons is enjoying a renaissance of sorts and Amazon is busy making a new Lord of the Rings show that's rumored to be . Oh, and there's Game of Thrones, I guess.
We don't know much about the show—though its main characters are apparently a —but one thing we can count on is Disenchantment is to make fun of everything we hold dear about the genre—I can't wait.