Netflix and DreamWorks have announced an expansion of their multi-year distribution deal that will see several new DreamWorks Animation properties debuting on the streaming service. The deal also covers streaming rights to DreamWork’s Animation’s feature film library, and extends rights for current series streaming on Netflix, including How to Train Your Dragons spinoff Dragons: Race to the Edge.
Among the new series included in the deal is a reimagining of the 1980s cartoon classic Voltron: Defender of the Universe, as well as a new fantasy series from Guillermo del Toro called Trollhunters. Both areset to debut in 2016.
“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.”
No further details on the projects were released at this time.