‘The Simpsons’ Producers Talk Joining Disney, Potential Spinoff Series

Variety | 8/24/2019 | Will Thorne
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“The Simpsons” has never shied away from lampooning Disney over the years, but maybe that’s no longer the case.

Homer, Marge and co. are of course now part of the Disney family and made their first appearance at the Mouse House’s D23 Expo convention, where the show’s producers were asked plenty of questions about what the relocation as part of the Disney-Fox merger means for the series.

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The assembled “Simpsons” gang addressed the ever-present question of a second movie outing for the characters, with executive producer Al Jean teasing that they “have talked about it” with Disney, as well as ideas for potential spinoff series.

“I think Disney would be supportive of anything we wanted to do, maybe a crazy limited series with a side character or a movie that we surprised you with, they’ve been really creatively supportive and this is going to afford so many new ways to do the show than just the traditional format,” added fellow EP Brett Selman.

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The panel kicked off with a montage of all the Disney-related jokes to appear on the show, including Homer...
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