Tom Hanks Creating Animated SF Show For Yahoo

Electric City will beYahoo’s first foray into serialised storytelling

Tom Hanks is co-creating an animated science-fiction show called Electric City that will premiere on Yahoo, according to The Hollywood Reporter .

It will kick off Yahoo’s new venture into narrative storytelling. Electric City is a co-production from Playtone (the TV and film company owned by Hanks and Gary Goetzman) and Reliance Entertainment. Hanks will also voice the lead character in the show will will comprise 20 4-miniute episodes.

Yahoo plans to show snippets of Electric City during a 45-minute, invitation-only presentation on Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, so expect some YouTube-age soon afterwards.