Napoleon Dynamite animated series debuts this weekend

The popular cult hit Napoleon Dynamite filmed in Preston, Idaho by Preston High School graduate Jared Hess and his crew is going from the big screen to animated television. The show is premiering on Sunday January, 15 on Fox. One episode will start at 7:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time and a second episode at 8:30 p.m. The other episodes will play in the normal time slot of 7:30 p.m. immediately after The Simpsons on Fox. The 2004 movie was filmed in and around Franklin County starring Jon Heder as a high school dud. Jon Heder’s voice will be used as Napoleon, the leading role.

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