Green Eggs and Ham writer/executive producer Jared Stern has signed an exclusive overall deal with Warner Bros. TV, the studio that is distributing the upcoming Netflix animated series.
Under the multi-year pact, Stern will continue to serve as showrunner of the Warner Bros. Animation series, which he adapted from Dr. Seuss’ classic and executive produces alongside Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, Mike Karz and David Dobkin. Additionally, Stern will develop, write, produce and direct television projects for broadcast, cable and streaming platforms through his production company, A Stern Talking To. Development executive Winsor Yuan will also continue his role at the shingle overseeing development on all of the company’s projects.
The WBTV pact extends writer-producer-director Stern’s longstanding relationship with Warner Bros. He has been a writer and regular adviser on several of the studio’s film projects as a member of its Warner Animation Group “think tank,” which launched back in 2013. Among the projects Stern has worked on through that pact are The LEGO Batman Movie and the upcoming feature Smallfoot, which is slated for a September 2018 release.
Wreck-It-Ralph scribe Stern recently wrote and directed the Netflix Original film Happy Anniversary. The romantic comedy, starring Noël Wells and Ben Schwartz, was released last week. His feature credits also include The Internship.He is repped by WME, Industry Entertainment, Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment and attorney Karl Austen.