‘The Great North’: Fox’s Latest Animated Family Comedy Is Thriving by Listening to Its Cast

‘The Great North’: Fox’s Latest Animated Family Comedy Is Thriving by Listening to Its Cast
Set an animated comedy in Alaska and you’re bound to get any number of jokes that come with the literal territory. “The Great North” co-creators Wendy Molyneux and Lizzie Molyneux-Logelin wanted to make sure that the show was true to its location, especially when it came to the people providing the voice cast.

So when auditioning performers for some of the roles on the show, they made sure to hear from people who lived in the state. “Our casting department reached out to Alaskan community, Alaskan Native actors living in Alaska,” Wendy Molyneux said during a panel for Fox’s “The Great North” at the Television Critics Association’s virtual Winter 2021 Press Tour. “It’s just finding organic ways to build from hiring actual Alaskan Native actors and then building stories from there as the show goes forward. It’s super important to us.”

That audition process also led
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