Green Eggs and Ham (TV series)

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Green Eggs and Ham
Based onGreen Eggs and Ham
by Dr. Seuss
StarringAdam DeVine
Michael Douglas
Narrated byKeegan-Michael Key
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Jared Stern
Ellen DeGeneres
Jeff Kleeman
Mike Karz
David Dobkin
Sam Register
Production company(s)Warner Bros. Animation
A Very Good Production
A Stern Talking To
Random House Children's Entertainment
Gulfstream Television
Big Kid Pictures
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Original networkNetflix

Green Eggs and Ham is an upcoming American animated television series based on the 1960 Dr. Seuss book of the same title that is set to premiere in the fall of 2019 on Netflix. [1][2][3]


Guy-Am-I, an inventor and his friend Sam-I-Am go on a cross-country trip that would test the limits of their friendship; as they learn to try new things, they find out what adventure brings.




On April 29, 2015, Netflix announced it had given the production a series order consisting of thirteen episodes. At the same time, Deadline reported that production on the series will take three years and is expected to be the most expensive animated program to make with each episode costing five to six million dollars. Production companies involved in the series include Warner Bros. Animation, A Very Good Production, A Stern Talking To, Random House Children's Entertainment, Gulfstream Television and Big Kid Pictures. The series was originally slated to premiere in the fall of 2018 before receiving its fall 2019 premiere window.[4]


On February 19, 2019, the cast of the series was announced with Adam DeVine and Michael Douglas voicing the lead roles while Diane Keaton, Ilana Glazer, Eddie Izzard, Tracy Morgan, Daveed Diggs, John Turturro, Jeffrey Wright and Jillian Bell will have supporting roles.[5]


  1. ^ Flook, Ray (February 19, 2019). "'Green Eggs and Ham': Netflix's Animated Series Serves Up Teaser, Voice Cast". Bleeding Cool News. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
  2. ^ "Netflix Picks Up 'Green Eggs and Ham' Animated Series From Ellen DeGeneres". Deadline Hollywood. April 29, 2015.
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2018-04-06). "Jared Stern Inks Overall Deal With Warner Bros. Television". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Andreeva, Nellie (2015-04-30). "Netflix Picks Up 'Green Eggs and Ham' Animated Series From Ellen DeGeneres". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-03-06.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise; Petski, Denise (2019-02-19). "'Green Eggs and Ham': Michael Douglas, Adam Devine, Diane Keaton Among Voice Cast For Ellen DeGeneres' Netflix Series". Deadline. Retrieved 2019-03-06.

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