HBO Max Orders Animated Adult Comedy from Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman

Seth Rogen starred as a sausage in the animated adult comedy hit “Sausage Party.” Now, he’s gearing up to play Santa Clause in a mature animated series for HBO Max, with Sarah Silverman co-starring as the North Pole’s top female elf.HBO Max announced that it greenlit “Santa Inc.” from Lionsgate, with Rogen and Silverman set as the leading voice performers.

The eight-episode, half-hour series will be written by showrunner Alexandra Rushfield (“Shrill”) and will be produced by Rogen’s Point Grey Pictures as part of their multi-platform partnership with Lionsgate.

Rushfield, Silverman, Amy Zvi, and Rosa Tran will also serve as executive producers on the series.Here’s the synopsis, per HBO Max:“Santa Inc.” is the story of Candy Smalls (Silverman), the highest-ranking female elf in the North Pole.

When the successor to Santa Claus (Rogen) is poached by Amazon on Christmas Eve, Candy goes for

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