Netflix just announced guest casting for Hoops. The Jake Johnson fronted animated series will see the actor reunite with a number of his New Girl co-stars.
Max Greenfield, Hannah Simone, and Damon Wayans Jr. will lend their voices to the series. Additional guest stars include Guy Fieri, Will Forte, Nick Swardson, Sam Richardson, W. Earl Brown, and Steve Berg.
Before the series drops, check out the trailer below:
Hoops is an adult animated comedy series. Johnson stars as a hot-headed, foul-mouthed high school basketball coach. He thinks fixing his god-awful team will take him to the “big leagues.” And then he’ll turn his whole miserable life around.
Other cast members include Natasha Leggero, Ron Funches, Rob Riggle, Cleo King, and A.D. Miles.
The series comes from creator Ben Hoffman, who executive produces alongside Johnson. Seth Cohen, M. Dickson, Itay Reiss, Phil Lord, and Christopher Miller also executive produce. Bento Box handles the animation.
Hoops premieres on Netflix August 21.
More in adult animation
Netflix isn’t the only platform trying to increase its adult animated slate.
Cartoon Network has been making a big push into adult animation. The network recently announced a Ren and Stimpy reboot. Cartoon Network will also produce a new Beavis and Butt-head series, as well as Daria spinoff Jodie.
Hoops producer 20th Century Fox airs a number of adult animated series on the Fox broadcast network. In addition to Hoops, the studio collaborates with Bento Box animation on popular series Bob’s Burgers.