Netflix is Producing a Voltron Series Based on the 1980s Cartoon!

The Hollywood Reporter breaks the news… Voltron is coming to the popular streaming service Netflix in 2016!!

Voltron is part of a multi-project deal between Netflix and DreamWorks Animation that was announced Tuesday. The “Voltron” reboot is scheduled to be released this year.


Other new series will be included in the deal including a new fantasy series from Guillermo del Toro called Trollhunters which is also set to debut in 2016.

The official announcement:

DreamWorks Animation is synonymous with great storytelling that families around the world enjoy,” said Cindy Holland, Vice President of Original Series for Netflix in a statement. “It’s with great pleasure that we expand on an already successful relationship with DreamWorks Animation to bring more premium kids and family television to Netflix members globally.”


More news to come as further details on the projects are released! For the mean time, how does the news come to fans? Would you rather Voltron become an animated cartoon, CGI-animated, or even an attempt at a ‘Pacific Rim’ clone?

Voltron is the story of five young brave pilots, and of giant robot lions, who could combine and transform to create the galactic defender known as Voltron!


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