Animated Skylanders series, Skylanders Academy from Activision Blizzard Studios, will premiere this autumn on Netflix, Activision has announced.
"Over the last five years, millions of families around the world have welcomed Skylanders characters into their homes. Now, they’ll be able to watch their favourite characters come to life on Netflix," said Bobby Kotick, chief executive officer of Activision Blizzard. "We couldn’t have found a better home for Skylanders Academy and look forward to sharing our extraordinary characters with Netflix audiences around the world."
The new show features the adventures of the Skylanders team who travel the Skylands universe, protecting it from evil-doers and showing the next wave of Academy cadets how to do things the "Skylander way."
Skylanders Academy 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 The Diamond Minecart, Susan Sarandon, Daniel Wu, Parker Posey, James Hetfield, Catherine O’Hara, Bobcat Goldthwait, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jonny Rees, Harland Williams and Richard Horvitz.
The show has a two season deal with Netflix.