Netflix is teaming up with Marvel Studios founder Avi Arad to create a new King Kong CGI-animated series for the streaming service. And because “giant gorilla who constantly gets into fights with other giant monsters” isn’t a snappy enough premise for today’s kids—what with the tablets and the Minecrafts and the Vines constantly vying for their attention—Kong: King Of The Apes will also apparently be a futuristic riff on The Fugitive or The Incredible Hulk, with the heroic ape pursued by the authorities of 2050 after being framed for a crime he didn’t commit.

The new series, which will begin with a feature-length movie before continuing with an initial run of 12 half-hour episodes, will be the third animated show to feature the titular primate. (It’s preceded by the Rankin-and-Bass-produced The King Kong Show from the ’60s, and 2000’s short-lived Kong: The Animated Series.) And while the new show is off to a good, kid-pandering start by including three teen sidekicks to tag along with its hirsute hero, we can only hope that producers will take a page from the ’70s Godzilla cartoon and also gift Kong with an adorably stupid baby ape sidekick.

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Of course, executive producer Arad has already proved that he knows exactly how to entice kids with the nostalgic artifacts of their grandparents’ generations: His latest success was DisneyXD’s Pac-Man And The Ghostly Adventures, which has turned into a huge hit for Netflix since it arrived on the streaming service in July.