Cartoon Network Is Bringing Back ‘Samurai Jack’ Next Year

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Cartoon Network announced it will bring back one of its first original shows, Samurai Jack.Airing as part of Adult Swim’s Toonami lineup, the new series will continue “the epic story of Samurai Jack,” implying that the new series will pick up where the original, cult favorite production left off.

In the original series, the titular samurai pursues the evil wizard Aku, even after he’s been sent to a distant future where Aku rules the land.

Creator Genndy Tartakovsky will return as executive producer.

The new Samurai Jack will premiere in 2016.