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Netflix Greenlights Animated Series

Netflix will debut an animated series based on the comedy of Bill Burr in 2015, the network said.

The six-episode series, F is for Family, follows the exploits of the Murphy family during the 1970's, according to company officials. Burr (pictured) will voice the role of family patriarch Frank Murphy, while Laura Dern will voice Frank’s wife Sue and Justin Long voices the family’s oldest son Kevin, acccording to the OTT service.

Burr will executively-produced the show along with Vince Vaughn (The Break Up, Couples Retreat), Peter Billingsley (Dinner for Five)and showrunner Michael Price.

“Bill Burr’s stand-up specials are wildly popular for us worldwide, and we’re looking forward to presenting his nostalgic and unflinching take on the family comedy in this original, animated series,” said Cindy Holland, Vice President of Original Content at Netflix in a statement