Paramount plus and Nickelodeon announce an animated series inspired by the Big Nate stories is coming to the streaming service in 2022. The new animated series will follow the titular character as he navigates the social challenges of 6th grade and tries to cope with reality through his drawings.
Cartoonist and author Lincoln Peirce wrote and drew best-selling children’s books and comic strips on which Big Nate is based. Lincoln Peirce kickstarted the Big Nate Universe in 1991, and he started this as a daily comic strip. After three decades, the universe already counts with six activity books and 41 print collections and novel books. Big Nate books spent more than 150 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list together.
In the first season, we will see brand new stories of Big Nate, with 26 episodes tp Nate’s adventure with his friends.
Besides announcing the new show, Paramount plus also revealed the entire voice cast for the new animated series.
-The voice cast includes Ben Giroux as Nate Wright
-An eleven-year-old boy who is equal parts funny and insecure.
-Dove Cameron plays Ellen Wright, Nate’s older sister and the object of much angst for Nate.
-Rob Delaney will voice Martin Wright, a great single dad to Nate and Ellen, but life has not gone exactly as he planned.
-Bryce Charles is Dee Dee Holloway, a bright girl who’s able to pull off whatever the boys are incapable of doing.
-Daniel MK Cohen will voice Francis Pope, a boy who tries to keep Nate’s wild ideas in check, or at least keep
Nate out of unnecessary trouble.
-Arnie Pantoja is Teddy Ortiz, Nate’s primary co-conspirator, a partner in crime always willing to go along with
Nate’s crazy schemes.
-Charlie Schlatter voices Chad Applewhite, a sweet, harmless kid and one of Nate’s good friends.
-Kevin Michael Richardson will be the voice of Principal Nichols, a good guy who struggles with being an authority figure. Finally,
-Carolyn Hennesy wraps up the main cast as Mrs. Godfrey, who’s affectionately called the “Creature Teacher.” by Nate.