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FIRST LOOK | Skylanders Academy Coming to Netflix

September 20, 2016

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Netflix announced that its newest original animated kids series, "Skylanders Academy", will premiere exclusively on Netflix October 28. Based on Activision Blizzard’s record-breaking video game franchise, the show 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.

Eruptor, Spyro and Elf unite to fight off evil and protect the SkylandsEruptor, Spyro and Elf unite to fight off evil and protect the SkylandsCourtesy of Activision Blizzard

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 humor, heart and memorable moments, Skylanders Academy promises to keep viewers on the edge of their seats with epic action for kids of all ages.

Kaos and Wolfgang hatch some evil plansKaos and Wolfgang hatch some evil plansCourtesy of Activision Blizzard

Led by showrunner Eric Rogers, the series features the voices of Justin Long as Spyro; Ashley Tisdale as Stealth Elf; Jonathan Banks as Eruptor; and Norm MacDonald as Glumshanks. Additional voice talent includes Susan Sarandon, Daniel Wu, Parker Posey, James Hetfield, Catherine O’Hara, Chris Diamantopoulos, Bobcat Goldthwait, Diamond Minecart and Harland Williams, among others.

Netflix members worldwide will be able to join in the adventure and humor of learning the “Skylander way” starting this fall. Season 1 launches exclusively on Netflix October 28, with Season 2 landing in late 2017.

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