Futurama’s David X. Cohen on adapting the show for a podcast drama

Beloved science fiction show Futurama was canceled in 2013, but it’s had a bit of a revival with a mobile game called Worlds of Tomorrow. To help promote the game, Nerdist partnered with game studios Jam City and TinyCo to produce a new episode, in podcast form, reuniting the entire cast of the show for a new adventure.

David X. Cohen, the show’s head writer and executive producer, told The Verge that the episode had been a long time in the making. The developers behind the game worked closely with show’s original talent to try and accurately capture the feel of the world. He explained that Tiny Co and Jam City wanted to get the point across that they are being faithful to the world, and initially floated the idea of doing a new…

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