Paradox Entertainment and Funcom have announced the production of the first episode of Age of Conan Hyboria! which is a comedy web based series based in the Conan universe.
The series features the characters, locations and graphics engine of the popular MMORPG and has been written by Mike Fasolo, the award-winning writer of “Robot Chicken,” the number one rated show on Cartoon Network’s “Adult Swim.”.
The series also features other stars including Comedian Harland Williams of “Dumb and Dumber” and “Half-Baked” who will lend his voice talents to one of the characters. Dan Milano, who has voiced characters for “Greg the Bunny,” “Robot Chicken,” and “Titan Maximus,” and who also directed multiple episodes of “Greg the Bunny,” and MTV’s “Warren the Ape. Both Harland and Dan Milano will be directing the first episode and voicing one of the characters.
“Collaborating with Funcom on the web series is a great experience,” says Fredrik Malmberg, President and CEO of Paradox Entertainment. “We are lucky to have the unique blend of Mike Fasolo’s edgy comedic talent set in the spectacular world of one of the most successful MMO games released in recent years.”
“We are very excited to be working with Paradox Entertainment on realizing this web series,” says Funcom’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Morten Larssen. “Our online rendition of Hyboria has been praised for its amazing graphics and its unsurpassed level of atmosphere, and there is no doubt that the game lends itself perfectly to this project.”