Netflix seems to have found its next breakout comic book-inspired original and DC Comics fans won’t have to wait much longer for the arrival of Sweet Tooth season 1.
First announced in May 2020, Netflix’s Sweet Tooth is inspired by the DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint illustrated series of the same name which ran from 2009 to 2013 across a forty-issue series from Jeff Lemire. Set against a post-apocalyptic world, the series is built around Gus, a young boy who is part deer, who flees from his secluded home in the forest and embarks on a journey into a world ravaged by a cataclysmic event. Along his journey, he meets a ragtag group of humans and fellow hybrids as they search for answers to the mystery surrounding the origins of the world’s hybrid beings.
Below, we share everything you need to know about the Sweet Tooth season 1 release date, along with the cast, synopsis, trailer and much more!
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Sweet Tooth season 1 release date
Nearly one year after Sweet Tooth was first announced as in development, Netflix has announced that the first season of its newest original series will be releasing on Friday, June 4, 2021.
Sweet Tooth now becomes the biggest title confirmed to be coming to Netflix in June 2021 and is sure to be one of the month’s most talked-about new series!
Sweet Tooth season 1 cast
Leading the cast in the role of Gus is actor Christian Convery, best known for his roles in Pup Academy and Legion. This could very well be a breakout role for the young actor and one that makes him a household name as there is quite a lot of buzz surrounding the series which touts Robert Downey Jr. as one of its executive producers.
In addition to Convery, the series also stars Will Forte, Nonso Anozie, Adeel Akhtar and James Brolin as the voice of the narrator.
Sweet Tooth season 1 plot synopsis
At this time, it’s uncertain how Netflix will look to adapt the storylines introduce in the comics which Sweet Tooth is based upon in season 1. Considering the comic series ran for 40 issues and Netflix has likely envisioned a multiseason run for the series, it seems likely fans can expect the storyline from season 1 to be inspired by the early issues in the comic’s run.
Here is how Netflix officially describes Sweet Tooth season 1:
Ten years ago “The Great Crumble” wreaked havoc on the world and led to the mysterious emergence of hybrids — babies born part human, part animal. Unsure if hybrids are the cause or result of the virus, many humans fear and hunt them. After a decade of living safely in his secluded forest home, a sheltered hybrid deer-boy named Gus (Christian Convery) unexpectedly befriends a wandering loner named Jepperd (Nonso Anozie). Together they set out on an extraordinary adventure across what’s left of America in search of answers— about Gus’ origins, Jepperd’s past, and the true meaning of home. But their story is full of unexpected allies and enemies, and Gus quickly learns the lush, dangerous world outside the forest is more complex than he ever could have imagined.
Sweet Tooth season 1 trailer
With June quickly approaching, Netflix has dropped our first teaser trailer for Sweet Tooth season 1 which offers up our first look at the post-apocalyptic world and young Gus, who as mentioned above will be the central focus of the show.
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