In a highly competitive bidding war, HBO Max has secured the rights to BOOM! Studios Eisner Award-winning graphic novels LUMBERJANES as an animated series, with SHE-RA AND THE PRINCESSES OF POWER creator and showrunner Noelle Stevenson set to adapt and executive produce. The streamer has given the show a script-to-series order and is set to launch the project with an hour-long special, to be written and directed by Stevenson.
The graphic novels follow five friends– April, Jo, Mal, Molly, and Ripley—during their first summer at Miss Quinzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thilstle Crumpet’s Camp for Hardcore Lady Types. These new cabinmates soon discover that there’s more to this camp than earning badges, and that their camp director is harboring a secret that is the key to answering a mystery as old as the camp itself. Throughout their summer these hardcore lady types will have to overcome obstacles involving supernatural creatures and cabin rivalries, proving that some campfire stories are real and also learning the true meaning of friendship.