Kumail Nanjiani is not going to be returning to the Journey Time universe within the new spinoff Journey Time: Fionna and Cake and that’s as a result of he was by no means knowledgeable of the provide to reprise his voice position of Prismo.
The brand new Max animated collection is not going to have Nanjiani voice Prismo, one thing that the Eternals actor would have beloved to have performed once more.
“Yeah that’s not me. I’d have beloved to have voiced Prismo once more. He’s one among my absolute favourite characters I’ve ever had the dignity of taking part in. He’s very near my coronary heart,” Nanjiani shared in a since-deleted put up on X, the social media platform previously generally known as Twitter. “Sadly they by no means requested me to come back again and voice him once more. I’d have performed it without spending a dime.”
Showrunner Adam Muto replied to the actor denying that manufacturing hadn’t reached out to supply him the Prismo position once more.
“Hey, we’d have beloved to have you ever again. We had been instructed by casting that a number of presents went out to your reps,” Muto replied. “We stated we could possibly be versatile in scheduling however obtained a respectful go. Sorry it didn’t work out.”
Nanjiani was seemingly not conscious that the voice position had been supplied to him and shared that he can be contacting his reps in regards to the misunderstanding.
“Wow. They by no means instructed me. That’s ridiculous. I’m very sorry for that. And I might be speaking to my reps. Are you able to inform me whenever you would have despatched the provide? I need to work out what occurred. And congrats on the premiere!” Nanjiani added.
Journey Time: Fionna and Cake is a derivative of Journey Time that made its debut on Max on August 31. The ten-episode collection is about within the land of Ooo and follows the alternate universe variations of Finn & Jake on a multiverse-hopping journey in the direction of self-discovery.
When Fionna and her sidekick Cake discover themselves within the crosshairs of a robust new foe, they haven’t any selection however to hunt the assistance of former Ice King Simon Petrikov.
The voice forged contains Madeleine Martin, Roz Ryan, Tom Kenny, Andrew Rannells, Donald Glover, Kayleigh Mckee, Sean Rohani, and others.