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Will Arnett and Aaron Paul to star in Netflix animated series 'BoJack Horseman'

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BoJack Horseman
BoJack Horseman

Netflix's stable of original content is only getting bigger. The streaming company announced today that it will release the animated series BoJack Horseman for streaming audiences in mid-2014. The new series will star Will Arnett in the titular role, with Aaron Paul as his human sidekick and Amy Sedaris as his feline ex-lover. The show will follow BoJack, a humanoid horse and former star of the fake '90s sitcom Horsin' Around, as he grapples with everyday personal problems — like equine alcoholism.

Will Arnett already enjoyed a successful move to Netflix earlier this year with the fourth season of Arrested Development, and talks are already underway for the next season. Meanwhile, Aaron Paul is obviously a hot commodity considering his roles in Breaking Bad and his role in the upcoming Need for Speed. But all told, Netflix is clearly intent on becoming a fully-fledged network and the coming years are filling up with programming fast; House of Cards is ramping up for a new season, the company is making moves into children's television, and Marvel is onboard for four new shows in 2015.