Netflix has announced that Skylanders Academy will premiere on Friday 28th October, becoming the streaming service’s newest Netflix original animated kids series.
With darkness threatening the balance of peace in the Skylands, Master Eon is forced to assemble a group of heroes to protect the universe from Kaos and the Doom Raiders. That will see the series rally Spyro, Eruptor, Stealth Elf, Jet-Vac and Pop Fizz as they travel the vast Skylands universe, working together in seeking to maintain harmony.
Promising humour, heart and memorable moments, it is led by showrunner Eric Rogers (Futurama), and will feature the voice talents 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 voices include that have recorded for the series include Susan Sarandon, Daniel Wu, Bobcat Goldthwait, The Diamond Minecart, Parker Posey, James Hetfield, Catherine O’Hara, Chris Diamantopoulos, Harland Williams, and more.
Skylanders Academy Season 1 will launch exclusively on Netflix on Friday 28th October, with Season 2 landing in late 2017.