The Invasion Continues
A blast from the past is making it’s way back to television! Invader Zim, one of Nickelodeons popular animated series that debuted back on March 20, 2001 is planning to make a very special comeback in an upcoming 90-minute “TV movie”. The teaser shown above doesn’t depict many visuals besides a black screen and a minor blue glow, however we do hear some very sinister, yet humorous messages from Zim and his robo-pal Gir.
“But I like your voice! It’s funny.” – Gir chuckles
“Soon your world will be…nope you ruined Gir nice going!” – Zim
Senior Vice President of Nickelodeon Chris Viscardi, had this to say about the announcement of the series return: “What makes this announcement extra thrilling is the adventure that Jhonen has created for Zim, and I can promise you that it is as wonderfully absurd and strangely heartfelt as any fan of the original series could hope for, and kids seeing it for the first time will love it too.” – Chris Viscardi.
Nickelodeon has already revealed the cast, which currently consist of the following:
- Richard Horvitz as Invader Zim
- Rosearik Rikki Simons as GIR
- Andy Berman as Dib Membrane
- Melissa Fahn as Gaz Membrane
Additional casting will be announced in the coming months.
Currently we don’t have a release date, but according to the end of the teaser it shall be releasing “soonish”, giving fans plenty of time to build up excitement. As the anticipation of the alien invader returning builds up, we are surely to be receiving much more information on the upcoming special.