A Fairy-tale Story About A Very Special Deer-boy Named “Sweet Tooth”

SWEET TOOTH Episode 101 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2021 SWEET TOOTH Episode 101 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2021

Netflix reveals the first look & teaser of the 8 episode series.


PREMIERING GLOBALLY ON JUNE 4TH

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) ADEEL AKHTAR as DOCTOR ADITYA SINGH in episode 101 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2021

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) ADEEL AKHTAR as DOCTOR ADITYA SINGH in episode 101 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2021

Years after “The Great Crumble” changed everything, a hybrid deer-boy forms an unlikely bond with a wandering loner. Together, they embark on an extraordinary adventure through the lush, dangerous world left behind, searching for the meaning of home. Based on the DC comic book series by Jeff Lemire, SWEET TOOTH premieres globally on June 4, only on Netflix.

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) DANIA RAMIREZ as AIMEE in episode 104 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. KIRSTY GRIFFIN/NETFLIX © 2021

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) DANIA RAMIREZ as AIMEE in episode 104 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. KIRSTY GRIFFIN/NETFLIX © 2021

Executive Producer, Writer , Director & Co-Showrunner Jim Mickle on Sweet Tooth’s unique world: “ We wanted to make a show that offers escape and adventure, where nature is reclaiming the world and in many ways it feels like a fairytale. SWEET TOOTH is a new kind of dystopian story, it’s very lush and hopeful. We want people to come into this world where there’s beauty and hope and adventure. This is a sweeping story — we ride on trains, climb mountaintops, run through forests. This is a show about what makes a family, what home really means, and why it’s important to keep faith in humanity.”

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) WILL FORTE as RICHARD and CHRISTIAN CONVERY as GUS in episode 105 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2021

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) WILL FORTE as RICHARD and CHRISTIAN CONVERY as GUS in episode 105 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2021

Executive Producer, Writer & Co-showrunner Beth Schwartz on bringing the 2009 comic book to screen: “SWEET TOOTH the series has been in the making since 2016, and the comics existed even well before that, but I think everyone is going to relate to the show and this story even more than we even thought when we first started working on it. When you watch SWEET TOOTH, you feel hopeful about the future.”

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) STEFANIA LAVIE OWEN as BEAR, CHRISTIAN CONVERY as GUS and NONSO ANOZIE as TOMMY JEPPERD in episode 105 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2021

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) STEFANIA LAVIE OWEN as BEAR, CHRISTIAN CONVERY as GUS and NONSO ANOZIE as TOMMY JEPPERD in episode 105 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2021

Format 8 x 60
Filmed New Zealand
Executive Producer/Writer/Director/Co-Showrunner Jim Mickle
Executive producer/Writer/Co-Show-runner Beth Schwartz
Executive Producers Susan Downey, Robert Downey, Jr., Amanda Burrell, Linda Moran

SWEET TOOTH  (L to R) ANIMAL ARMY MEMBER, STEFANIA LAVIE OWEN as BEAR, MIA ARTEMIS as TIGER and ANIMAL ARMY MEMBER in episode 103 of SWEET TOOTH  Cr. KIRSTY GRIFFIN/NETFLIX © 2021

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) ANIMAL ARMY MEMBER, STEFANIA LAVIE OWEN as BEAR, MIA ARTEMIS as TIGER and ANIMAL ARMY MEMBER in episode 103 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. KIRSTY GRIFFIN/NETFLIX © 2021

Based on the characters created by Jeff Lemire for Vertigo

Cast Christian Convery (Gus), Nono Anozie (Tommy Jepperd), Adeel Akhtar (Dr. Aditya Singh), Aliza Vellani (Rani Singh), Stefania LaVie Owen (Bear), Dania Ramirez (Aimee Eden), Neil Sandilands (General Abbot), with Will Forte (Father) and James Brolin (Narrator)

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) CHRISTIAN CONVERY as GUS in episode 107 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. KIRSTY GRIFFIN/NETFLIX © 2021

SWEET TOOTH (L to R) CHRISTIAN CONVERY as GUS in episode 107 of SWEET TOOTH Cr. KIRSTY GRIFFIN/NETFLIX © 2021

SYNOPSIS

Ten years ago “The Great Crumble” wreaked havoc on the world and led to the mysterious emergence of hybrids — babies born part human, part animal. Unsure if hybrids are the cause or result of the virus, many humans fear and hunt them. After a decade of living safely in his secluded forest home, a sheltered hybrid deer-boy named Gus (Christian Convery) unexpectedly befriends a wandering loner named Jepperd (Nonso Anozie). Together they set out on an extraordinary adventure across what’s left of America in search of answers— about Gus’ origins, Jepperd’s past, and the true meaning of home. But their story is full of unexpected allies and enemies, and Gus quickly learns the lush, dangerous world outside the forest is more complex than he ever could have imagined. Based on the DC comic book series by Jeff Lemire, SWEET TOOTH is executive produced by Jim Mickle, Beth Schwartz, Robert Downey, Jr., Susan Downey, Amanda Burrell, and Linda Moran.

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