Activision Blizzard’s Skylanders Academy will Launch Exclusively On Netflix Next Month
Netflix, today announced that its newest Netflix original animated kids series, Skylanders Academy, will premiere exclusively on the online streaming service on October 28th. The show is based on Activision Blizzard’s record-breaking video game franchise and follows the heroic adventures of Spyro, Eruptor, Stealth Elf, Jet-Vac and Pop Fizz as they travel the vast Skylands universe, protecting it from evil-doers.
“As darkness begins to threaten the balance of peace in the Skylands, Master Eon is forced to assemble a ragtag group of heroes to protect the universe from evil-doers Kaos and the Doom Raiders. Using their unique blend of personalities and elemental-based super powers, Spyro and his fellow Skylanders are called upon to set aside egos as they come together to maintain harmony and balance in the land. Jam-packed with humour, heart and memorable moments, Skylanders Academy promises to keep viewers on the edge of their seats with epic action for kids of all ages.”
Led by showrunner Eric Rogers (Futurama), the series will feature the voices of Justin Long (DodgeBall) as Spyro; Ashley Tisdale (High School Musical) as Stealth Elf; Jonathan Banks (Breaking Bad) as Eruptor; and Norm MacDonald (Saturday Night Live) as Glumshanks. Additional voice talent includes Susan Sarandon, Daniel Wu, Bobcat Goldthwait, The Diamond Minecart, Parker Posey, James Hetfield, Catherine O’Hara, Chris Diamantopoulos and Harland Williams.
We will bring you more details about this exciting new show as they develop. For more info on your favorite animated shows and video games, stay tuned to The Nerd Stash.