Catch up on nonfungible token (NFT)-related news this week as Cointelegraph rounds up the stories you don’t want to miss.
Bored Apes gets cast in an TV series
The Red Ape Family (TRAF) is a new animated comedy series centered on Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFTs. Episodes are sold as individual NFTs and run between five to 10 minutes long. The plot is about a family of Bored Apes that escape Earth to live on Mars.
OpenSea is already reselling Episode 1 and the yet-to-be-released Episode 2 is available to mint. One Episode 1 token holder received a Bored Ape, three token holders won two Mutant Apes, and others were airdropped a poster, gravity sneakers and a discount to mint Episode 2.
The cast, made up mostly of Bored Apes, will also include Mutant Apes, the Bored Ape Kennel Club, Coolcats, Craniums and Lions. Rapper 2 Chainz is an executive producer. The first episode is available on YouTube:
The Weeknd drops animated NFT collection on Autograph
The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” song became the No. 1 song on Billboard’s Greatest Songs of All Time Hot 100 Chart and to mark the milestone, the artist and Billboard released a series of NFTs this week.
The seven-piece NFT collection includes a one-to-one NFT featuring The Weeknd’s November 2021 Billboard cover, as well as three trading cards, each in two editions, inspired by the “Blinding Lights” music video. Each piece is signed by The Weeknd.
Fans can purchase these NFTs on Tom Brady’s Autograph marketplace.
“Blinding Lights” is officially the #1 Hot 100 song – of all time. In celebration, we’ve partnered with @theweeknd and @billboard on a limited-edition, hand-signed collection exclusively on @opensea. Auction starts today, December 20 at 5pm ET. https://t.co/JV54p3RSvR pic.twitter.com/PMLWsUYvAN
— Autograph (@Autograph) December 20, 2021
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