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Netflix Secures Rights to Rocko & Zim Movies

During Viacom’s Q2 Earnings conference last Saturday, President and CEO Bob Bakish announced that their Nickelodeon studio has already presold the rights to the upcoming TV movies Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling and Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus to streaming service Netflix. The news is noteworthy because both Rocko’s Modern Life and Invader Zim are classic brands that have been missed by its fans for a long time, and this marks their full return to the small screens. The movies are part of Viacom’s push to capitalize on their legacy brands across their various entertainment outlets.

Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling is set after the events of the 1993-96 series. It features the return of Australian wallaby Rocko and his pals Heffer and Filburt back to Earth, after being lost in space since 1996. Hefer and Filburt take like ducks to water when faced with all the modern day technology and social media experiences, but Rocko finds it difficult to acclimate to the changes.

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus, on the other hand, finds the stranded wannabe Irken invader Zim losing faith in his own abilities after the Almighty Tallest (the leader of his race), reveals that there are no plans to come to Earth. This dip in Zim’s self confidence is just the right opening needed by his human archnemesis Dib.

Cecilia Cordero

A stay-at-home mom who writes enjoys pop culture in all of its forms. You can find more of her stuff at Super Hero Stuff I Want

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