As we’re getting knee-deep on production on Nickelodeon’s Fanboy and Chum Chum (yes, that’s the official name), I reckon it’s time you meet the folks who are already working hard on the show. Of course, it’d be bad form to begin with anyone other than the creator, Eric Robles.
I first heard Eric talk about these characters, what, five years ago? Introduced to Frederator by Oh Yeah! filmmaker Andre Nieves, Eric was working on a kids’ book project with us (it was never made; but I bet some smart publisher will release it before long) and would periodically mention these two amped-up weirdo kids. Then, when we first got the go-ahead from Nick to produce thirty-nine new shorts (three years ago!), Eric was one of the first guys Fred went after to pitch (“Waddya got?”). It took a while before Eric was ready to show off his project, but, when he did, it was an [Read more…]