Tom Hanks' Yahoo Series 'Electric City' To Bow July 17

Yahoo picked up rights to Tom Hanks’ Playtone-Reliance Entertainment animated web series Electric City in January at CES and today set a July 17 premiere date on Yahoo Screen. The voice cast features Hanks, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Holland Taylor, and Ginnifer Goodwin among others in the story of a dystopian future city told via digital, social, mobile and gaming media including a 3D map and behind-the-scenes footage of the cast. The 90-minute action adventure series will be split into 5-7 minute episodes; the first 10 will bow July 17 with the remainder due out July 18-19. The series was created by Hanks and executive produced by Gary Goetzman and Reliance’s Amitabh Jhunjhunwala.

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