23 JUN 2021

NETFLIX TO LAUNCH THREE NEW ANIMATED COMEDY CHILDREN SERIES

The additions, “A Tale Dark & Grimm,” “Dogs in Space,” and “Super Giant Robot Brothers” were created by first-time and renowned media executives. Two of the titles are set to debut on the platform this Fall, while “Super Giant Robot Brothers” awaits its release in 2022.

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Netflix announces three new animated comedy series for its worldwide audiences. The titles, “A Tale Dark & Grimm,” “Dogs in Space,” and “Super Giant Robot Brothers” were produced and developed by new and renowned creators. “Comedy comes in many flavors and we are excited to add a few new ones to the menu at Netflix,” Megan Casey, Director, Original Animation said. “We are thrilled to give kids and families all over the world more reasons to laugh.”

“A Tale Dark & Grimm,” set to air this fall,  is produced in partnership with Boat Rocker Studios in association with Novo Media Group and Astro-Nomical Entertainment.  Animation services by Boat Rocker’s Jam Filled Entertainment. David Henrie, James Henrie, Bug Hall, Bob Higgins, and Jon Rutherford will serve as executive producers, while Sion Otto will serve as supervising director.  Based on the best-selling book series by Adam Gidwitz, the animated series follows Hansel and Gretel seek a happily ever after as they run away from home to find better parents, showcasing various encounters with witches, warlocks, dragons, and even the devil himself.

“Dogs in Space,” also set to debut in the fall, shows a future in which dogs are sent to look for a new home for humans. This animated adventure-comedy series is created by Jeremiah Cortez, who is Executive Producer alongside Adam Henry, and produced in partnership with Atomic Cartoons. The voice cast for the show includes Haley Joel Osment, Sarah Chalke, Kimiko Glenn, Chris Parnell, David Lopez, Debra Wilson, and William Jackson Harper.

“Super Giant Robot Brothers,” set to air next year, was made through a partnership with Reel FX Originals. Produced by Tommy Blacha, who also served as showrunner, the title was executively produced by Jared Mass and Steve O’Brien, and directed by “Brave” director, Mark Andrews.

The titles will be housed alongside other recently launched titles within Netflix’s kid’s catalog, such as “City of Ghosts,” “Kid Cosmic,” “Ridley Jones,” and “Scientist from Chris Nee and Maya and the Three,” among others. 

Comedy comes in many flavors and we are excited to add a few new ones to the menu at Netflix. We are thrilled to give kids and families all over the world more reasons to laugh.” Megan Casey Director, Original Animation