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She-Ra & 5 other original Dreamworks series will premiere on Netflix in 2018

12.12.2017

Hey there Mom and Dad, are you sick and tired of watching reruns of Liv and Maddie? Has your throat gone soar from belting out "Let it Go" one too many times within the span of a single afternoon? Well then, I've got some news for you! It's been announced that Netflix and Dreamworks Animation Television are gearing up to release six new original series in 2018 beginning with TROLLS: THE BEAT GOES ON! premiering Jan. 19, 2018, exclusively on Netflix. That's right, soon there will be a whole slate of new shows and features to enjoy ad nauseam! Buck up, a few of them actually sound like a lot of fun!

The new slate includes series inspired by DreamWorks’ beloved animated films as well as classic properties including an all-new She-Ra. From executive producer and comic book wunderkind Noelle Stevenson, the new She-Ra series will present a modern take on the ‘80s girl power icon for a new generation of young fans.

Here's a rundown of each original series planned for 2018 from Netflix and Dreamworks Animation Television:

Trolls: The Beat Goes On! - January 19, 2018 - Picking up where the film left off, the Netflix original series is an all-new chapter in the the endlessly upbeat adventures of the Trolls as Poppy, Branch and all of Troll Village keep the party going in their fantastical forest home. Executive produced by Matthew Beans (Robot Chicken), the series features Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect 1 and 2) and Amanda Leighton (This Is Us, The Fosters) as the voices of Branch and Poppy with original songs written and produced by Alana Da Fonseca (Pitch Perfect 3). The series will premiere exclusively on Netflix in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, the Nordics, Benelux and France.

She-Ra - From Eisner Award-winning author and executive producer Noelle Stevenson (Lumberjanes, Nimona) comes a modern take on the ‘80s girl power icon for a new generation of young fans. The trailblazing property originally debuted in 1985 to satisfy overwhelming demand for a female lead fantasy series. With Stevenson's unique voice at the helm, fans are in store for an epic and timely tale that celebrates female friendship and empowerment, lead by a warrior princess tailor
made for today. The series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

The Boss Baby: Back in Business - Boss Baby, with the help of his big brother and partner-in-crime Tim, continues to navigate the
cutthroat corporate jungle gym of Baby Corp, while angling to achieve the near-impossible: the work-life balance of a modern career baby. From Emmy-winning executive producer Brandon Sawyer (Penguins of Madagascar), the series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

Harvey Street Kids - From its never-ending games of kickball to the infinite flavors of its ice cream truck to the greatest climbing tree in the universe, every day on Harvey Street feels like a Saturday. And that’s largely thanks to the Harvey Girls – Audrey, Lotta, and Dot – the block’s self-appointed guardians and the world's bestest BFFs. They will do whatever it takes to keep Harvey Street the best block to never grow up on and transform every afternoon into a wild adventure. 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 series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants - Based on the epic books by Dav Pilkey, DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants follows the adventures of George Beard and Harold Hutchins, two best friends who’ve bonded through their love of pranking, comic books and being the thorns in Principal Krupp’s side. Their
fun gets them mixed up in adventures crazier than their outrageous comic books, which is when they call on their greatest creation: Captain Underpants! From Peabody Award and Emmy-winning executive producer Peter Hastings (Animaniacs, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness), the series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

Trollhunters (Part 3) and 3 Below (Second installment of Tales of Arcadia Trilogy) - DreamWorks Trollhunters Part 2, from Guillermo del Toro, premieres on Netflix, on Friday, December 15th with a third and final chapter of the Emmy-winning series set to debut in 2018. 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.

The first presentation of the series, TROLLS: THE BEAT GOES ON!, will make its Netflix debut beginning on January 19, 2018.

Source: Joblo

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