Eric Andre Returned to Grownup Swim After Making No Cash From Dangerous Journey Film

Followers had been stunned when a season 6 of The Eric Andre Present was confirmed by Grownup Swim, partially as a result of the fifth season appeared to actually be the final. The prolonged break between new episodes additionally appeared like a clue that the present is likely to be over, however then one thing else occurred with Andre, his unique film went to Netflix. Amid the preliminary COVID-19 pandemic, the Eric Andre-starring film Dangerous Journey went from a theatrical film that was going to be launched by MGM to a streaming unique that arrived on Netflix with minimal fanfare. After he “did not make any cash” on that film, Andre returned to his roots.

The comic confirmed this in an interview with The Associated Press for the brand new season of his present. “I used to be going to finish the present after 5 seasons after which I did not make any cash on ‘Dangerous Journey,'” Andre instructed the outlet. “Why completely shut the door on a present the place I’ve full artistic freedom? It isn’t even my company overlords. It is superstition. So, I will let you know when the time is correct.”

Andre went into extra element about what occurred together with his film Dangerous Journey in an interview with Howard Stern, including: “Financially? Nothing,” Andre stated of his payday for Dangerous Journey. “”MGM was secretly attempting to promote it to Quibi, behind our backs… Then they received caught. They saved telling us Netflix did not need it…They despatched it to the fallacious particular person at Netflix, which is insane, then Dave (Burnett, producer) despatched it to the fitting particular person at Netflix….and it was the #1 film on the earth and I made zero {dollars}. I made the minimal SAG-AFTRA indie scale. The film took seven-and-a-half years to make, and I netted like $17,000. For like a decade of labor.”

Grownup Swim’s official description of the brand new season of The Eric Andre Present reads: “Invoking the tantric swag of intercourse god EROS, season six is assured to be probably the most high-octane, stone chilly, no holds barred, mind-blowing, emotionally mature late night time present within the historical past of mankind. Eric is again behind the desk like by no means earlier than; ripped, shredded, stuffed with power, full with beads of sweat dripping down from his taut nips onto his glistening six pack abs. Watch pampered celebrities remorse their decisions, rappers get the runaround, and a slate of road pranks so egregious they collectively impressed a document 30 cellphone calls to 911. Co-hosts embrace Felipe Esparza, Reese W, Krft Punk, and the mysterious (however soon-to-be iconic) FRIDGE KEEPER.”

The Eric Andre Present will return on Sunday, June 4 at Midnight ET/PT on Grownup Swim, marking a few two and a half yr hole between season 5 and the brand new episodes.