Earthworm Jim Creator Teams with Interplay to Create Sequel, Cartoon, Film

By Aaron Linde, Apr 22, 2008 2:44pm PDT Publisher Interplay announced that it will partner with Earthworm Jim creator Doug TenNapel to create a new game, cartoon series, and feature film based on the classic franchise.

The announcement follows news that Interplay would be reviving its classic franchises. TenNapel will serve as a creative consultant for the sequel, currently titled Earthworm Jim 4, though no other details on the game were disclosed. The company added that TenNapel will be developing a new Earthworm Jim animated series and feature-length film.

In addition to Earthworm Jim, TenNapel also created The Neverhood (PC), a cult classic adventure title featuring claymation graphics and bizarre sense of humor, and its platformer follow-up Skullmonkeys (PSX).

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