Dreamworks Animation announced that new episodes of its popular DreamWorks Dragons series will debut and play exclusively worldwide on Netflix beginning in the spring of 2015. The series currently plays on Cartoon Network in the U.S.A.
On March 7th, Star Wars fans will finally be able to get closure on Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series as Lucasfilm and ABC/Disney have announced that the last season–abbreviated as it is–will be coming to Netflix.
It’s our first AF News episode! Stanford Clark joins Marc to discuss all the latest news in animation from the past few weeks.
News Highlights Discussed: Actor Sam Witwer Q & A, Golden Globe for BEST ANIMATED FEATURE goes to Frozen, Star Wars: The Clone Wars final Darth Maul story arc, Pixar’s Party Central, Disney’s Big Hero 6, Turbo: FAST on Netflix Instant, and a fifth Ice Age film.
(Recorded on 01/13/14)
DreamWorks Animation’s new animated series Turbo FAST has premiered on Netflix. In its debut this week, five initial episodes have been made available for instant streaming. More episodes will be added weekly.
It feels like only yesterday I was seeing the first previews for DreamWorks’ Turbo, but the film about a snail who dreams of being a racer that debuted this summer has already leant itself to a spinoff cartoon series to premiere this month. The show, titled Turbo FAST, will premiere on Netflix as their first original series for kids and will likely be a hit with very young children. I found the movie to be a predictable rehashing of far better scripts, but there were some moments and characters enjoyable to watch.
DreamWorks Animation is building up their TV animation business in a big way. This week, DreamWorks announced that Marjorie Cohn will be the new head of its TV division. Cohn has worked for Nickelodeon for the last 26 years, helping to build it into the kids’ programming powerhouse that it is today.
Strap on your Omnitrix, contact the Legion of Superheros and head with us to Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters.
In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by voice actor Yuri Lowenthal (Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Naruto, Wolverine and the X-Men) to discuss his voice acting career. We talk about his original web series Shelf Life, geeking out around other actors, and how he joined John Connor to fight SkyNet.
DreamWorks Animation has announced a new partnership with Internet TV network, Netflix, to bring hundreds of hours of content to the popular service. The multi-year deal makes Netflix the official “home” of DreamWorks Animation properties.
If you’re a fan of animation than Netflix Streaming has just become your new best friend. Starting today, Netflix has added 26 Cartoon Network and Adult Swim series’ to their Instant Streaming service and quite a few of those have multiple seasons available.