Hollywood superstar Robert Downey Jr and his wife Susan are all set to produce Sweet Tooth series for Netflix. The streamer has given an eight-episode series order for the live-action drama series based on DC characters created by Jeff Lemire.
Jim Mickle and Beth Schwartz will pen the script, executive produce, and serve as co-showrunners. Mickle will helm the series. Downey Jr. shared the news on Twitter, confirming he and his producing partner and wife Susan Downey would be helming the show. “The sweetest things are worth waiting for…Susan and I are producing a @Netflix original series, Sweet Tooth, based on the comic by @JeffLemire. Can’t wait to share it with you all,” the tweet read.
The sweetest things are worth waiting for…Susan and I are producing a @Netflix original series, Sweet Tooth, based on the comic by @JeffLemire. Can’t wait to share it with you all. @NXonNetflix pic.twitter.com/Mx2xzNOHjs
— Robert Downey Jr (@RobertDowneyJr) May 12, 2020
Sweet Tooth follows Gus, a boy who is part deer, who leaves his home in the forest to discover a brand new world. He joins a makeshift family full of other animal-children to make sense of his existence. The show will feature Christian Convery, Nonso Anozie, Adeel Akhtar and Will Forte, with veteran actor James Brolin serving as the narrator.