Newswire: Matt Groening is creating a new animated series for Netflix

20 years after the characters who would become The Simpsons first premiered on television (as part of The Tracey Ullman Show), Netflix has decided that maybe this Matt Groening guy has some potential, after all. The streaming service announced today that it signed a deal with the Simpsons and Futurama creator to make a new “adult animated comedy fantasy series” called Disenchantment, and has already ordered 20 episodes of the series.

Despite bearing a title that sounds more like the daily process all of us go through upon waking and realizing that it wasn’t a nightmare, we really do live in this world now, the show takes places in a faraway land. Viewers will journey to the “crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, where they will follow the misadventures of hard-drinking young princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo, and her personal demon Luci. Along the way, the oddball trio …

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