Netflix has given the green light to Love, Death & Robots Volume 2 and announced that Jennifer Yuh Nelson has joined the series as a supervising director. She will oversee all episodes. Yuh directed Kung Fu Panda 2, Kung Fu Panda 3, and The Darkest Minds.
Love, Death & Robots launched on the streaming service March 15, 2019. The animated anthology series is presented by Tim Miller (Deadpool, Terminator: Dark Fate) and David Fincher (Mindhunter, Gone Girl, House of Cards).
The full roster of stories cover a variety of adult topics including racism, government, war, free will, and human nature. The anthology collection spans the science fiction, fantasy, horror and comedy genres and each short has a unique animation style: from traditional 2D to photo-real 3D CGI. The creators were assembled for a global calling for best in class animators from all over the world including artists from France, Korea, Hungary, Canada and the US among others. The series draws inspiration from the eclectic and provocative comic book material from the 1970’s that influenced both Miller’s and Fincher’s formative interests in storytelling.
The production of Love, Death & Robots united a global animation community, calling on the talents and unique perspectives of innovative animation studios, directors and artists from around the world. 18 stories in all, each film is painstakingly crafted, charged with a mix of energy, action and unapologetic dark humor.
Executive produced by David Fincher, Tim Miller, Jennifer Miller and Josh Donen, the series brings together world-class animation creators and captivating stories for the first anthology of short animated stories guaranteed to deliver a unique and visceral viewing experience.
Each episode is between five to 15 minutes in length, has a unique animation style, from traditional 2D to photo-real 3D CGI, and is created by a different team of filmmakers from around the world. Love, Death & Robots is intended for an adult audience.