Netflix Unveils Four New Original Animated Series for Kids
Jul 2 15
Netflix, Inc. has announced that it will premiere four new animated shows, adding to its line-up of original television series for kids. The shows range from action adventure stories Kulipari, An Army of Frogs and Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan and Jane to preschool shows Cirque du Soleil - Luna Petunia and Puffin Rock. Each show will launch all of its episodes at the same time around the world, for all members to enjoy. From Saban Brands and Cirque du Soleil Media comes Luna Petunia, a new preschool series. Inspired by Cirque du Soleils unique brand of innovation and creativity, the animated series will chronicle the adventures of Luna Petunia, a girl who lives in world but plays in a dreamland where she learns how to make the impossible possible. The first season of 11 episodes will premiere worldwide exclusively on Netflix in Fall 2016, kicking off a franchise roll-out that will include a consumer products line, interactive digital content and a potential live tour. From 41 Entertainment, Executive Producer Avi Arad (Arad Animation) and with animation from ARC Productions comes a new kids series based on Edgar Rice Burroughs collection of stories about his iconic characters, Tarzan and Jane. In this modern-day remake, 16-year-old Tarzan returns from the African jungle to a London boarding school where he is a fish-out-of-water and challenges conformity. There he meets Jane, Tarzans ultimate partner, who helps him solve environmental injustice, crimes and mysteries. The eight-episode season will premiere worldwide exclusively on Netflix during the second half of 2016. Kulipari: An Army of Frogs, 2016, An Army of Frogs, is based on a trilogy of books created by American football star, Trevor Pryce, and is inspired by his childhood fear of frogs. A story about bravery and heroism, this animated series targets grade school boys and follows poisonous frogs, scorpions and spiders who must go to war to ensure their power - and the survival of their entire world. The story of Kulipari inspires belief in oneself, ones abilities, and the power of true friendship - even when odds are stacked against you. The 13 episode season, produced by Splash Entertainment and Outlook Company, will premiere worldwide exclusively on Netflix in 2016. Puffin Rock, September 1, 2015, A new animated preschool series, Puffin Rock is set on a beautiful island off the coast of Ireland. Oona is a charismatic and plucky young puffling, who along with her ever-curious little brother Baba, explores the diverse array of sea, sky, land and underground creatures. The series introduces a combination of preschool themes and soft natural history learnings to young viewers. Acclaimed actor Chris ODowd narrates the English language version, with a diverse group of international talent narrating in other languages across the globe. Penguin Random House Childrens, Dog Ears, and twice-Oscar-nominated animation studio Cartoon Saloon partnered on the 13-episode season, which will premiere exclusively on Netflix in the US, Canada, Latin America, Benelux, France and Germany this September, and in all other Netflix markets at a later date. In addition to the new original titles, Netflix is also adding three new first-run exclusive series for kids to enjoy.
Netflix, Inc. Announces the Availability of Services in Spain
Jun 17 15
Netflix Inc., has announced the availability of its services in Spain in October 2015. This autumn, Internet users in Spain will be able to subscribe to Netflix and instantly watch a broad selection of TV series and movies in high-definition or even Ultra HD 4K on nearly any Internet-connected screen. At launch, the Netflix offering will include such original series as Marvel's Daredevil, Sense8, Bloodline, Grace and Frankie, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Marco Polo and critically acclaimed documentaries Virunga, Mission Blue and docuseries Chef's Table as well as various stand-up comedy specials. Additionally, younger viewers will find a wide selection of programming for kids. Netflix is fully localized, offering subtitles and dubbing. Viewers will continuously be offered new titles. Among the shows scheduled for launch later this year are Netflix Original series Narcos, telling the story of the drug trade and Pablo Escobar's cartel, and Club de Cuervos, a comedy around a family feud after the owner of a professional soccer team dies, as well as Marvel's Jessica Jones, the second of four Marvel series that will be available exclusively on Netflix, leading up to the mini-series event The Defenders, which reunites characters from the previous four. Netflix members can also look forward to the first Netflix Original feature films, with announced titles including Beasts of No Nation, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon The Green Legend, Jadotville and The Ridiculous 6.
Netflix, Inc. Presents at Viridian Capital Cannabis Investor Conference, Jun-18-2015
Jun 12 15
Netflix, Inc. Presents at Viridian Capital Cannabis Investor Conference, Jun-18-2015 . Venue: Jacob Javitz Convention Center, New York City, New York, United States. Speakers: Mitch Lowe, Co-Founder.