Fox groups up with Rick and Morty co-creator on animated NFT collection

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Fox Broadcasting Firm has teamed up with Rick and Morty co-creator Dan Harmon to develop what they describe because the “first-ever animated collection curated totally on the Blockchain.”

The animated comedy collection, dubbed “Krapopolis,” might be launched alongside a devoted market that can host the sale of tokenized digital goods together with nonfungible tokens depicting the characters and paintings featured all through the present. The present additionally hopes to reward its most devoted followers with tokens that unlock “unique social experiences.”

Alongside the partnership, Fox introduced the launch of the brand new NFT firm “Blockchain Inventive labs,” which is anticipated to function {the marketplace} for Krapopolis and different reveals sooner or later.

Whereas particulars are sparse on what precisely “curated totally on the blockchain” means, Fox Leisure CEO Charlie Collier noted plans to introduce promoting companions to NFTs throughout a streamed presentation asserting the platform, stating:

“To not go too far into it in the present day, however as an advertiser-focused, artist-first and animation-obsessed firm, Fox goes to take advertisers into the world of blockchain-powered tokens, together with NFTs.”

Krapopolis might be produced by Fox-owned Bento Field Leisure, nevertheless, the collection holds no reference to crypto as it’s set in historic Greece and centered on a “flawed household of people, gods and monsters that tries to run one of many world’s first cities with out killing one another.”

Dan Harmon rose to fame for writing and co-creating Neighborhood and Rick and Morty — with the animated collection Rick and Morty profitable Primetime Emmy awards in 2018 and 2020. The collection is a free parody of the favored film Again To The Future, following the antics of time-traveling scientist Rick and his grandson Morty.

Justin Roiland, the opposite co-creator of Rick and Morty. has been fast to cash in on the recent NFT mania. In January, Roiland bought an NFT dubbed “The First Ever Version Of Rick And Morty Cryptoart” for $150,000 by means of a silent public sale on the Gemini-owned NFT platform, Nifty Gateway.