DreamWorks Animation Revs Up Fast & Furious: Spy Racers Series and Announces New Original Series Kipo & the Age of Wonderbeasts
DWA TV Studio Focus Session Offers Work-in-Progress Previews During
Annecy International Animated Film Festival
As part of the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, DreamWorks Animation released the following:
- A first look teaser and title reveal of its highly anticipated Netflix original series Fast & Furious: Spy Racers
- An all-new Netflix original series Kipo & the Age of Wonderbeasts from executive producers Radford Sechrist and Bill Wolkoff
Fast & Furious: Spy Racers, coming soon to Netflix
Fast & Furious: Spy Racers expands the high-octane action in all-new animated series as teenager Tony Toretto follows in the footsteps of his cousin Dom when he and his friends are recruited by a government agency to infiltrate an elite racing league serving as a front for a nefarious crime organization bent on world domination. Tim Hedrick (Voltron Legendary Defender) and Bret Haaland (All Hail King Julien) will serve as executive producers and showrunners. The series is also executive produced by Vin Diesel and Chris Morgan and is slated to debut globally on Netflix later this year.
Kipo & the Age of Wonderbeasts, coming to Netflix in 2020
After spending her entire life living in an underground burrow, a young girl named Kipo is thrust into an adventure on the surface of a fantastical post-apocalyptic Earth. She joins a ragtag group of survivors as they embark on a journey through a vibrant wonderland where everything trying to kill them is downright adorable. The series is executive produced and created by Radford Sechrist (How to Train Your Dragon 2) and executive produced and developed for TV by Bill Wolkoff (Once Upon a Time).
The short teaser features series star Karen Fukuhara (She-Ra and the Princesses of Power) as the voice of “Kipo.”
The announcements were made during the DreamWorks Animation TV Studio Focus presentation at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival, which also included updates from the studio on the critically-acclaimed Netflix original series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, as well as the original series Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny for Prime Video. Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny is also competition in the TV Films category at the festival. Additionally, executive producer Lane Lueras provided a sneak peek of the recently announced Netflix original series, Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous debuting globally on Netflix in 2020.