A new short from The Simpsons, entitled The Simpsons: Welcome to the Clubcoming to Disney+ on Thursday, September 8, 2022, a 3:01 a.m. Eastern Time (tentative). A brief description of the short, according to Rotten Tomatoes, reads:
“With her heart set on becoming a princess, Lisa Simpson is surprised to learn that being mean can be more fun.”
The short is directed by noted animator and filmmaker David Silverman, who previously directed several episodes of The Simpsons. Read on to learn more about The Simpsons: Welcome to the Club.
The Simpsons: Welcome to the Club could present Lisa in a negative role
Disney+ recently revealed the official poster for the short, which features Lisa and Ursula from The little Mermaid. Based on the synopsis and poster, it looks like Lisa will appear in a villainous avatar in The Simpsons: Welcome to the Club.
The poster looks like a parody of Ridley Scott’s iconic 1991 feminist drama, Thelma and Louise, starring Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis in the lead roles. The film ends with the two main characters, who are being chased by the police, dying after driving off the cliff of the Grand Canyon.
Although there are not many details about the plot of The Simpsons: Welcome to the Club has been revealed, viewers can look forward to an entertaining and fun short with Lisa in a negative role. There’s a chance viewers could see cameos from several other iconic Disney+ villains in the upcoming short.
Earlier this year, another Simpsons short, titled When Billie met Lisa, was released to highly positive reviews from viewers and critics, who praised its humor and writing. The hilarious plot of the film centers on Lisa, whose musical talents are discovered by pop stars Billie Eilish and Finneas.
More details about The Simpsons
The Simpsons is an animated sitcom that revolves around the titular family. It captures the core of American life and culture and lampoons it with delicious humor. Various references to pop culture are made throughout the series, and the show is known for offering strong socio-political commentary on contemporary society. The series premiered way back in December 1989 and since then has consistently garnered positive reviews from critics and enjoys a huge fan following around the world.
The show frequently appears on various publications’ lists of the best shows ever made. Through the years, The Simpsons it has won several awards, including multiple Annie Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and many more. The series continues to enjoy great popularity around the world. The 34th season of the show will be released on September 25, 2022.
Over the years, various actors have voiced various characters in The Simpsons. Some of the more popular names include Dan Castellaneta, the late Marcia Wallace, Kelsey Grammer, and Hank Azaria, among others. A film based on the show, titled the simpsons moviewas released in 2007 to rave reviews from critics and was also a huge commercial success.
You can see The Simpsons: Welcome to the Club on Disney+ on Thursday, September 8, 2022.