Voltron will defend again.
DreamWorks Voltron: Legendary Defender has been renewed at Netflix, where it will return for a second season later this year.
The animated series, which is a reboot of the 1980s Voltron show, follows five unlikely heroes brought together to battle evil in the galaxy, chiefly the cruel Emperor Zarkon. The teenagers unite their flying robot lions to form the powerful Voltron.
Voltron: Legendary Defender finally got to spill their own Jon Snow-level secret on Thursday: Season 2 will land by the end of 2016. Show executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery and head writer Tim Hedrick told EW’s Tim Leong at EW’s Con-X on Friday how big of a relief it was to share the news.
The new animated Voltron series is set for release on Netflix this Friday — but first, it’s time to meet the villains that our heroes will be up against.
Voltron: Legendary Defender, a Dreamworks reboot of the 1980s series, follows five unlikely heroes brought together to battle the evil in the galaxy. The teenagers unite with their flying robot lions to form the powerful Voltron.
Voltron Force is ready to go when Netflix debuts its new animated series on June 10. Ahead of the premiere, the streaming service offered fans a new look at the mecha-robot action to come with a new clip and sizzle reel.
“Form feet and legs! Form hands and body! And I’ll form … the head!”
If you know what that means, congratulations, 1980s cartoon fanatic — you’re a step ahead. But for those who don’t remember the immortal words that marked the formation of the universe’s greatest defender, that’s okay — you’re about to get a new primer.
Voltron is assembling into action once again, and the latest look at the legendary defender offers a first glimpse and new intel about the world-saving robot lions.
Voltron is ready to form once again as a new take on the classic cartoon is set to hit Netflix in 2016, along with a new series from Guillermo del Toro.
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