Sony confirms ‘The Boondocks’ is back

Rumors surrounding the return of “The Boondocks” have been circulating for some time.

BoondocksFans of “The Boondocks” can look forward to the animated series finally getting a reboot. Sony Pictures Animation president Kristine Belson announced the news today at the 2019 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, Variety reports.

She revealed that McGruder is back on board to guide the creative direction. Studio executives described a plot that is eerily similar to the current political sphere, one that will follow the Freemans’ battles against Uncle Ruckus, who is now an evil tyrant running the Woodcrest County government. Huey, Riley, and Grandad will attempt to fight Ruckus’s iron fist in ways that are “both topical and radical.”

Rumors surrounding the return of “The Boondocks” have been circulating for some time. Back in March, the voice of Granddad, comedian John Witherspoon, revealed on The Joe Rogan Experience that the show is coming back. Prior to, Aaron McGruder addressed the state of America through a Boondocks comic strip, which wound up on social media.

For now, this is all we have on the impending reboot of “The Boondocks.”

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