The Simpsons creator Matt Groening set to team up with Netflix for new animated comedy series

Groening is reportedly in talks to create an original show for the on-demand service

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Matt Groening, the man behind the biggest animated comedy series in the world, could be about to embark on a similar project for Netflix.

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The Simpsons and Futurama creator is in talks with the on-demand giant to create a new show – also animated, also comedy – according to Hollywood insiders Deadline.

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No further details as yet, but it’s definitely an exciting potential collaboration given Groening’s pedigree and Netflix’s previous investment in the similarly irreverent animation BoJack Horseman.