Thursday, December 15, 2022

AppleTV+ Expands 'Mythic Quest' Universe with Spinoff 'Mere Mortals'

AppleTV+ has today given a series order to the original comedy series Mere Mortals - an expansion of the universe established in the series Mythic Quest. The first season will produce eight episodes.

The comedy will explore the lives of employees, players and fans who are impacted by the game, Mythic Quest. The series is inspired by the acclaimed departure episodes of Mythic Quest - including "A Dark Quiet Death," "Mythic Quest: Quarantine," "Everlight," "Backstory!" and the upcoming episode "Sarian."

Mythic Quest star Ashly Burch co-created the spinoff with John Howell Harris and Katie McElhenney. They executive produce with Megan Ganz, Rob McElhenney, David Hornsby, Charlie Day, Nick Frenkel, Michael Rotenberg, Jason Altman and Margaret Boykin. Lionsgate Television, 3 Arts Entertainment and Ubisoft will produce.