This week Netflix announced that they were going to adapt The Dr. Suess Classic. Netflix has ordered 13 episodes with the first episode to air on Netflix streaming service in May 2018. Green Eggs and Ham is set to be budgeted at $5-$6 million an episode. that’s right!! Green Eggs and Ham is set to be the most expensive animated program produced.
Jared Stern (Wreck-It-Ralph) is set to write the Classic tale of A character known as “Sam-I-Am” pesters an unnamed character, who also serves as the story’s narrator, to sample a dish of green eggs and ham.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —
Issued from Netflix headquarters.
Delivered straight to all reporters.
We’d love to share some happy news
based on the rhymes of Dr. Seuss.
Green Eggs and Ham will become a show
and you’re among the first to know.
In this richly animated production,
a 13-episode introduction,
standoffish inventor (Guy, by name)
and Sam-I-Am of worldwide fame,
embark on a cross-country trip
that tests the limits of their friendship.
As they learn to try new things,
they find out what adventure brings.
Of course they also get to eat
that famous green and tasty treat!
Cindy Holland, VP of Original Content for Netflix
threw her quote into the mix:
“We think this will be a hit
Green Eggs and Ham is a perfect fit
for our growing slate of amazing stories
available exclusively in all Netflix territories.
You can stream it on a phone.
You can stream it on your own.
You can stream it on TV.
You can stream it globally.”