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Hard Times in Life
Genre Sitcom
Black comedy
Toilet humor
Off-color humor
Based on 6teen by
Tom McGillis
Jennifer Pertsch
Fast Times at Ridgemont
High: A True Story
by
Cameron Crowe
Voices of Dillon Lane
Kiernan Shipka
Moisés Arias
Stephanie Sheh
Janie Haddad-Tompkins
Tyler James Williams
Country of
origin
United States
Original
language(s)
English
Executive
producer(s)
Noel Bright
Steven A. Cohen
Kate Purdy
Andrew Goldberg
Lisa Hanawalt
Production
company(s)
Danger Goldberg
Productions
ShadowMachine
Distributor Netflix Streaming
Services
Original network Netflix

Hard Times in Life is an upcoming American adult animated television series produced by Danger Goldberg Productions and ShadowMachine. It is an adapation of the Canadian animated series 6teen that is loosely based on the 1981 novel Fast Times at Ridgemont High: A True Story by Cameron Crowe, It will stream on Netflix.

Cast & Characters

  • Dillon Lane as Jude Spicoli, an easygoing avid surfer Jewish American boy with a knack for extreme sports, over-the-top comportment, pranks and getting really stoned. 
  • Kiernan Shipka as Cathy Cooke, a peppy, spoiled girl with a love for shopping, who works to pay for her own college, her vigor matched only by her libido. 
  • Moisés Arias as Mateo 'Teo' Garcia
  • Stephanie Sheh as Nicole 'Nikki' Wong
  • Janie Haddad-Tompkins as Jennifer 'Jen' Barrett
  • Tyler James Williams as Wyatt William Jefferson

Production

A TV-MA version of the Canadian animated series was ordered by Netflix it will be loosely adapted from Cameron Crowe's 1981 novel Fast Times at Ridgemont High: A True Story with it being TV-MA it contain uncensored nudity, language and much more. Andrew Goldberg (Big Mouth) Lisa Hanawalt (Tuca & Bertie) and other crew members from both shows, including writer and directors will work on it.

Casting

With the show adapting both Canadian series and the novel it will combined names from both the series and novel or different on the fly. The cast will be Dillon Lane as Jude Spicoli, Kiernan Shipka as Cathy Cooke, Moisés Arias as Mateo 'Teo' Garcia, Stephanie Sheh as Nicole 'Nikki' Wong and Janie Haddad-Tompkins as Jennifer 'Jen' Barrett and Tyler James Williams as Wyatt William Jefferson, taking over voice direction duties will be Tom Gianas (F Is for Family).

Animation

ShadowMachine will be handling animation production and will outsourced to Yearim in Seoul, South Korea and Mercury Filmworks in Ottawa, Canada

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