HBO Max Orders a Second Season of Rooster Teeth’s gen:LOCK
We’re excited to announce that HBO Max has picked up gen:LOCK for a second season!
The first season of gen:LOCK originally premiered earlier this year on Rooster Teeth, followed by a successful television run on Cartoon Network’s Toonami and a home media release. In addition, DC Comics is currently producing a slate of gen:LOCK comic books meant to bridge the gap between seasons. Season 2 of gen:LOCK will premiere on HBO Max, and 90 days later will be available on Rooster Teeth for FIRST members.
Starring Michael B. Jordan (Creed, Black Panther), this half-hour animated series focuses on a near-future dystopia undergoing a new, technologically driven world war. Dakota Fanning (The Alienist, Twilight Saga), Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones, Early Man, New Mutants), Golshifteh Farahani (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales), and David Tennant (Jessica Jones, Dr. Who) are all set to return to the series along with Michael B. Jordan.
“We are proud to bring gen:LOCK’s bold vision, inventive style, and extraordinary cast to HBO Max, and to build on the success that our partners at Rooster Teeth and Outlier Society have crafted so skillfully,” said Billy Wee, senior vice president original animation, HBO Max.
“We’re beyond excited to be producing a second season of gen:LOCK for HBO Max,” said Matt Hullum, co-founder and Chief Content Officer at Rooster Teeth. “Billy Wee and the team at HBO Max have been incredibly supportive in the development process, and we’re thrilled to be working closely with them on this project. We were blown away by the response to the first season of this show, both by the Rooster Teeth community and the Adult Swim audience, and cannot wait to bring it to more fans of action, sci-fi, and mecha animation.”