Matthew Cherry’s Oscar-Winning ‘Hair Love’ Short to Become HBO Max Series

Matthew Cherry’s Oscar-Winning ‘Hair Love’ Short to Become HBO Max Series
Matthew A. Cherry’s Academy Award winning “Hair Love” short is getting adapted into an animated television series for HBO Max.

Cherry’s upcoming 12-episode show, titled “Young Love,” will be based on the characters from his short film. Cherry will serve as showrunner alongside animation veteran Carl Jones. The series will be executive produced by Blue Key Entertainment’s Monica A. Young (producer of “Hair Love”) along with Lion Forge Animation’s David Steward II and Carl Reed.

The upcoming series promises to expand upon the characters that made the original short an instant hit. Per WarnerMedia, “Hair Love” centered around the relationship between an African American father, his daughter Zuri, and the most daunting task a father could ever come across: doing his daughter’s hair for the first time. The upcoming “Young Love” animated series expands on the family introduced in “Hair Love.” Filled with comedy and heart,
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