This coming April, Disney XD will launch a new animated series set in a fictional and futuristic version of Detroit, after the city has been purchased and rebuilt by evil billionaire Abraham Kane.
Premiering on April 30, Motorcity will follow the adventures of a group of rebels, The Burners, led by a 17 year old boy named Mike Chilton. The Burners will challenge Kane’s rule over Detroit Deluxe, primarily by going against his ban on automobile transportation. The Burneres retreat to an underground base where they customize and upgrade their hot rods in an effort to stop Kane from taking over the world.
Motorcity is directed and exectutive produced by Chris Prynoski (of Metalocalypse), with Craig Lewis (Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends) serving as the story editor and John O’Bryan (Avatar: The Last Airbender) and George Krstic (The Clone Wars) pegged as writers. Motorcity is a production of Robin Red Breast, Inc. and Disney Television Animation.