Netflix Orders Innovative Animated World War II Drama Series ‘The Liberator’ From A+E Studios, Unique Features & Jeb Stuart

Crowley. While production is yet to begin, sample photos provided (above) give an idea of the series' visual style. Grzegorz Jonkajtys (Sin City, Pan's Labyrinth, The Revenant) developed the Trioscope technology together with School of Humans' L.C. Jonkajtys also will direct all four episodes.
It marks A+E Studios' first series for Netflix as the A+E Networks' production unit has been branching out. EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has given a green light to The Liberator, a four-part animated World War II drama series based on the book by Alex Kershaw, from writer Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The Fugitive), A+E Studios, Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne's Unique Features and School of Humans.
Army officer Felix Sparks and his infantry unit as they fought for over 500 days to liberate Europe. Created, written and executive produced by Stuart, The Liberator, based on Kershaw's book The Liberator: One World War II Soldier’s 500-Day Odyssey, tells the riveting true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War: the battlefield odyssey of maverick U.S.
The Liberator will be the first project produced in Trioscope, a new enhanced hybrid animation technology that combines state-of-the-art CGI with live-action performance. It allows creators to tell a visually compelling story with rich detail in a way that conveys the human emotion and drama of the serious subject matter.
The combat drama will follow Sparks and the 157th Infantry Regiment from Oklahoma, a National Guard unit composed primarily of cowboys, Native Americans and Mexican-Americans from the invasion of Italy to the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp.
Crowley, Jonkajtys, Brandon Barr, and Mark Apen executive produce for School of Humans. Barry Jossen exec produces for A+E Studios. Kershaw serves as co-producer.” /> The series, originally developed for A+E Studios' sibling History, is being produced for Netflix by A+E Studios and Unique Features in partnership with Atlanta-based animation studio School of Humans. Shaye, Lynne and Sarah Victor executive produce for Unique. Stuart executive produces via his Real Folk Productions.