NEWS - Netflix 2018 Announcements
Reported by OptimusSolo on Wed Dec 13 2017

Six new original series will come out of the Netflix and Dreamworks partnership. These series will include

DreamWorks Trolls: The Beat Goes On! - January 19, 2018

A new series based on the popular movie this show will feature the voice work of Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect 1 and 2) and Amanda Leighton (This Is Us, The Fosters) as the voices of Branch and Poppy


From the Eisner Award-winning author and executive producer Noelle Stevenson (Lumberjanes, Nimona) we are getting a modern take on the 1985 classic She-Ra series that originally debuted from Filmation. He-Man already has been rebooted but this will mark the first time that we have seen The Princess of Power back with new episodes since the 80s. What will this modern look on the fantasy world of Etheria look like? Who will voice Princess Adora/She-Ra? Will Hordak be the main villain? Will we see a cameo by He-Man? We will have to wait and find out!

The Boss Baby: Back in Business

Another movie turned animated series is coming to us from the Emmy-winning executive producer Brandon Sawyer (Penguins of Madagascar)

Harvey Street Kids

The Harvey girls defend their block and make every day an adventure in this new series from Emmy-nominated executive producer Brendan Hay (Dawn of the Croods, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and Emmy-nominated supervising producer Aliki Theofilopoulos (Phineas & Ferb, Descendants: Wicked World).

The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants

Another book turned movie turned animated series is coming our way from Peabody Award and Emmy-winning executive producer Peter Hastings (Animaniacs, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness).

Trollhunters (Part 3)

DreamWorks Trollhunters Part 2, from Guillermo del Toro, premieres on Netflix, on Friday, Dec. 15, with a third and final chapter of the Emmy-winning series set to debut in 2018.

Nominated for six 2018 Annie Awards, the first season saw Emmys with six wins, more than any other program, including writing for an animated program (Marc Guggenheim), directing (Rodrigo Blaas, Guillermo del Toro), casting (Ania O’Hare, Mary Hildalgo) and a voice acting win for Kelsey Grammer.

3 Below (Second installment of Tales of Arcadia Trilogy)

3 Below, the second series in the previously announced Tales of Arcadia trilogy, will premiere in late 2018 and feature two royal teenage aliens and their bodyguard who flee a surprise takeover of their home planet by an evil dictator and crash land in Arcadia. Now on the run from intergalactic bounty hunters, they struggle to blend in and adapt to the bizarre world of high school all the while attempting to repair their ship so they can return and defend their home planet. A final chapter, Wizards, is set to debut in 2019.

Also coming to Netflix in 2018...

The creator of the longest-running scripted primetime series ever, “The Simpsons,” is preparing to launch a new show for Netflix. 20 episodes have been ordered for a new series entitled, “Disenchantment,” from creator Matt Groening. The first episodes are set to debut in 2018, the company says, and will be released ten at a time.

The premise for the adult animated comedy series is one involving “the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland,” where characters will include a “hard-drinking young princess Bean, her feisty elf companion Elfo, and her personal demon Luci,” among other ogres, sprites, harpies, imps, trolls, walruses, and “lots of human fools,” says Netflix, in its announcement of the new series.

The voice cast will include Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, Eric André, John DiMaggio, Billy West, Maurice LaMarche, Tress MacNeille, David Herman, Matt Berry, Jeny Batten, Rich Fulcher, Noel Fielding, and Lucy Montgomery.

“Ultimately,” said Matt Groening, “Disenchantment will be about life and death, love and sex, and how to keep laughing in a world full of suffering and idiots, despite what the elders and wizards and other jerks tell you.”

Cindy Holland, Netflix VP, Original Content, noted that the new series will bear Groening’s “trademark animation style and biting wit,” and added that “we think it’s a perfect fit for our many Netflix animation fans.” The animation company being used for the series is the same one that did the work for Futurama.

Source: Netflix


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said at 6:20 PM on Mon Jan 29 2018
"Disenchantment" and "Captain Underpants" look the most interesting to me.
said at 10:33 PM on Fri Dec 15 2017
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I want that Captain Underpants series now!! I'll be getting to Trollhunters Part 2 shortly as well.
said at 5:06 PM on Thu Dec 14 2017
I guess this is coming true then:
EPA Deane
said at 2:34 PM on Thu Dec 14 2017
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She Ra is Getting a Reboot?

Get Kelly Sheridan or Kari Wahlgren to Voice Her.

Paul St Peter would be a Fantastic Voice for Hordak
The Ear of One
said at 11:05 AM on Thu Dec 14 2017
well new animations are always exciting. now She-ra was something more intresting though. I alwsy wanted thoose shows to get another new reboot.
Shaun Ince
said at 9:01 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
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A cartoon series for Captain Underpants? Yes please.
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 12:34 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
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Dang, Dreamworks loves pumping out TV shows based on their movies.
Not that I'm complaining - it's more work for our beloved VAs.
said at 12:52 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
@TylerMirage And still no El Dorado or Sinbad. :/
said at 2:57 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
@Troodon2 Or Megamind.
said at 4:02 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
@TylerMirage I'm surprised that Trolls doesn't have one. But honestly? All I need in life is a TV show based on the Bee Movie!
said at 4:06 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
@Soul-dragon My mistake. I just noticed that Trolls does indeed have one. However I still want that Bee Movie TV show!
NCZ (Admin)
said at 6:01 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017

A Captain Underpants TV show is long overdue. I'd have totally been down for that as a kid.

So i guess I feel an obligation to check it out once it's out.
said at 12:23 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
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Just put Skeletor in She-Ra and everything will be dandy.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 11:59 AM on Wed Dec 13 2017
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Tales of Arcadia sounds like Sega and Namco had a night out for drinks.
said at 10:51 AM on Wed Dec 13 2017
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I'm really excited for She-Ra. Netflix already did a great job with Voltron and Stretch Armstrong, so I can't wait to see what they do with another 80's property.

Captain Underpants, too! I was afraid we'd get nothing from it after the movie came out. I hope it's as fun as the movie was.

I wonder when they'll officially announce the new Kung Fu Panda series. I'm still curious how that's going to pan out.
said at 10:31 AM on Wed Dec 13 2017
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Ooh, nice to see a UK VA involved in one of Matt’s projects.

Also great to see She-Ra back in action.
said at 2:31 AM on Fri Dec 15 2017
@RetroPokeFan Wait a sec, Matt Berry too? From that SpongeBob film?

Well sign me up then.
said at 10:29 AM on Wed Dec 13 2017
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I'm curious as to why She-Ra gets a reboot but not He-Man himself?
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 11:23 AM on Wed Dec 13 2017
@Troodon2 He-Man had a reboot in 2002, perhaps they are trying to target the female audience more with that property as they did in the 80s
said at 12:05 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
@OptimusSolo I meant a new reboot before they do She-Ra.
Shaun Ince
said at 9:00 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
@Troodon2 They already did it with He Man before. Not a bad idea to give another character from the original cartoon a chance at their own reboot.
said at 10:20 AM on Wed Dec 13 2017
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...Why is the Boss Baby getting his own TV show?
said at 10:44 AM on Wed Dec 13 2017
@Soul-dragon It was one of the better animated movies in a long time.
said at 4:04 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
@Archerboy58 Hardly. I considered it garbage and the only version that I considered slightly watchable was the Cinema Sins version.
Nightmare Crusher
said at 10:43 AM on Thu Dec 14 2017
@Soul-dragon This is why.
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 9:36 PM on Thu Dec 14 2017
@Soul-dragon It's probably getting its own show because Dreamworks and Netflix feel like there's an audience out there for it and enough material to make an entire series out of.
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