‘JJ Villard’s Fairy Tales’ Brings Happy, Twisted Endings to Adult Swim

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JJ Villard has been making wild and idiosyncratic animation since he burst onto the scene with his award-winning shorts Son of Satan (2003) and Chestnut Icelolly (2004).

JJ Villard has been making wild and idiosyncratic animation since he burst onto the scene with his award-winning shorts Son of Satan (2003) and Chestnut Icelolly (2004). After receiving an Emmy for his 2013 Adult Swim series, King Star King, the L.A.-based toonster is back this year with JJ Villard’s Fairy Tales, a wild and twisted take on classic Brothers Grimm stories like Cinderella and Snow White. We caught up with JJ on a wild Friday morning just as everything was about to shut down in Los Angeles due to coronavirus restrictions. He was happy to give us his unfiltered thoughts on the making of the new show and working in the animation business in general:

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