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Breaking News – “Next on Netflix: Animation” Previews New and Returning Preschool, Family, Adult, Anime Series and Films Coming Up in 2024 & Beyond




“Next on Netflix: Animation” Previews New and Returning Preschool, Family, Adult, Anime Series and Films Coming Up in 2024 & Beyond


Today, Netflix got animated previewing an exciting lineup of animated films and series coming in the next year.

Netflix has become a go-to destination for animation with more than 130M households watching a variety of animation every month. Here’s what fans can look forward to with new films and series, and returning favorites:

Adult series from action with Arcane, Twilight of the Gods and Terminator Zero, to comedy with Exploding Kittens and the final season of Big Mouth.

Following the success of all-audience hits like The Sea Beast and Leo, come new films including The Imaginary, Saving Bikini Bottom: The Sandy Cheeks Movie, Spellbound, That Christmas, Wallace & Gromit: Vengeance Most Fowl, The Twits, K-Pop: Demon Hunters, Plankton: The Movie, Pookoo; and series like Motel Transylvania and Jurassic World: Chaos Theory.

Preschool shows featuring little ones’ favorite friends with CoComelon, CoComelon Lane, and Gabby’s Dollhouse, which collectively amassed more than 650M views last year.

Anime series Tokyo Override and Leviathan, and films Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Cosmos The Movie and My Oni Girl. Anime fandom continues to grow at Netflix where programming topped more than one billion views in 2023.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS & DEBUTS

CoComelon Lane – Date Announcement and First Look Images for Upcoming Special


Exploding Kittens – Date Announcement and Character Key Art Debut


Gabby’s Dollhouse: Season 10 – New Image


Hot Wheels Let’s Race: Season 2 – New Images


In Your Dreams – Casting Announcement, New Images


Jentry Chau vs. The Underworld – New Images


Jurassic World: Chaos Theory: Season 2 – Season 2 Renewal, New Images


K-Pop: Demon Hunters – Project announcement, First Look Image


Leviathan – First Look Images, Key Art


Motel Transylvania – Project Announcement, First Look Image


Plankton: The Movie – Project Announcement, First Look Image


Pookoo – First Look Image


Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Cosmos The Movie – Key Art, New Images (Part 1 | Part 2)


Saving Bikini Bottom: The Sandy Cheeks Movie – New Images


Spellbound – Date announcement, New Images


Terminator Zero – Cast Announcement

That Christmas – New Images


The Imaginary – English Cast Announcement, New Images


The Twits – Cast Announcement, New Image


Tokyo Override – First Look Images


Twilight of the Gods – First Look Images


Ultraman: Rising – New Clip, New Image


Wallace & Gromit: Vengeance Most Fowl – Title and Cast Announcement, First Look Stills and BTS Image


Wolf King – First Look Image





Next on Netflix: Animation Slate


| 2024 Series


Arcane: Season 2


CoComelon Lane (Preschool)


Exploding Kittens


Gabby’s Dollhouse: Season 10 (Preschool)


Hot Wheels Let’s Race: Season 2 (Preschool)


Jentry Chau vs. The Underworld


Jurassic World: Chaos Theory: Season 2


Terminator Zero


Tokyo Override (Anime)


Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft


Twilight of the Gods

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| 2024 Films


My Oni Girl (Anime)


Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Cosmos The Movie (Anime)


Saving Bikini Bottom: The Sandy Cheeks Movie


Spellbound


That Christmas


The Imaginary


Ultraman: Rising

| 2025 Series


Big Mouth: Final Season


Leviathan (Anime)


Motel Transylvania


Wolf King

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| 2025 Films


In Your Dreams


K-Pop: Demon Hunters (Working Title)


Plankton: The Movie


Pookoo


The Twits


Wallace & Gromit: Vengeance Most Fowl

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| Upcoming Series


Ghostbusters (Working Title)


Minecraft


The Undervale

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| Upcoming Games


The Dragon Prince: Xadia




SERIES (A-Z)

Arcane: Season 2

On Netflix November 2024

The award-winning animated series returns.

CREATED BY: Christian Linke, Alex Yee

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Christian Linke, Marc Merrill, Brandon Beck

VOICE CAST: Hailee Steinfeld, Ella Purnell, and Katie Leung

STUDIO: Riot Games

ANIMATION STUDIO: Fortiche Production

Big Mouth: Season 8 (Final Season)

On Netflix 2025

Big Mouth is the critically-acclaimed and Emmy-winning adult animated comedy about the glorious nightmare that is puberty. Inspired by Kroll and Goldberg’s childhood, it follows a group of friends and their hormone monsters as they navigate adolescence, human sexuality, and coming of age. The final season, which will air in 2025, will make Big Mouth the longest running series in Netflix history, outside of Kids & Family programming.

EPs/CO-CREATORS: Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Jennifer Flackett, and Mark Levin

SERIES REGULARS: Nick Kroll, John Mulaney, Jessi Klein, Jason Mantzoukas, Ayo Edebiri, Maya Rudolph, Fred
Armisen, Andrew Rannells, and Jordan Peele

ANIMATION STUDIO: Titmouse

CoComelon Lane

New Special Coming to Netflix August 19, 2024

From the team behind the beloved Netflix series CoComelon Lane comes “CoComelon Lane: The Nursery Rhyme Musical,” premiering on Netflix August 19. In the 30-minute special episode, Cece and her friends want to do something special to celebrate their teacher, so they put on a musical based on all of their favorite classic nursery rhymes!

SHOWRUNNERS: Guy Toubes and Brandon Violette

BASED ON THE POPULAR
CHARACTERS FROM: Moonbug Entertainment Ltd

ANIMATION STUDIO: Atomic Cartoons

Exploding Kittens

On Netflix July 12, 2024

Earth sucks, so God (Tom Ellis) gets fired and sent to Earth to reconnect with humanity. The catch? He’s trapped in the body of a chubby house cat. As part of his rehabilitation, he moves in with a dysfunctional family and tries to solve their problems, but ends up spending a lot of time chasing laser pointers. And to top it off, Godcat’s next-door neighbor, who is also a cat, turns out to be none other than his nemesis, the Antichrist. The result is the ultimate fight between good versus evil… except, Godcat (Ellis) is distracted by a pigeon he saw in the yard and Devilcat (Sasheer Zamata) is busy napping on someone’s laptop.

SHOWRUNNERS: Shane Kosakowski and Matthew Inman

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Mike Judge, Greg Daniels and Dustin Davis of Bandera Entertainment; Peter Chernin and Jenno
Topping for the Chernin Entertainment Group; and creators of the Exploding Kittens franchise, Elan Lee and The Oatmeal’s Inman.

VOICE CAST: Tom Ellis, Sasheer Zamata, Suzy Nakamura, Mark Proksch, Ally Maki, Kenny Yates

Gabby’s Dollhouse: Season 10

On Netflix August 5, 2024

Gabby and Pandy are excited to get tiny and give a cat-tastic Dollhouse welcome to their newest kitty friend, Marty the Party Cat! Marty and his a-meow-zing new home in the Dollhouse, the Party Room, are filled with endless surprises and with a wave of his magical “party tail” the Party Room can transform into any celebration you could imagine! A visit from wise Grandma CatRat, a magical wishing well and Gabby’s birthday party lead to sprinkle-riffic adventures and whoopsies along the way in Gabby’s Dollhouse – where there’s always a reason to celebrate!

CREATORS AND EPs: Traci Paige Johnson (Blue’s Clues, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood) and Jennifer Twomey (Blue’s
Clues, Team Umizoomi)

VOICE CAST: Laila Lockhart Kraner as “Gabby”, Logan Bailey as “Pandy Paws”, Darren Criss as “Marty the
Party Cat”, Tara Strong as “Kitty Fairy” and “Mama Box”, Donovan Patton as “CatRat”, Juliet Donenfeld as “Cakey”, Maggie Lowe as “Baby Box”, Secunda Wood as “MerCat”, Sainty Nelsen as “Pillow Cat”, Eduardo Franco as “DJ Catnip”, Carla Tassara as “Carlita”

Ghostbusters (working title)

Coming Soon On Netflix

Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation are developing an animated series based on the beloved Ghostbusters IP, which will be debuted exclusively on Netflix. The high end series is part of the streamer’s elevated family animation line-up, delivering irreverent supernatural comedy and thrilling visual spectacle.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Jason Reitman and Gil Kenan

Hot Wheels Let’s Race: Season 2

On Netflix Fall 2024

Based on the number-one selling toy in the world, Hot Wheels Let’s Race is a high-octane series that ignites and unlocks the challenger spirit within every racer! The series follows the newest generation of racers as they experience mind-blowing races, extreme stunt contests, and thrill-seeking challenges.

DEVELOPED BY: Rob David, Melanie Shannon, Jordan Gershowitz

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Rob David, Christopher Keenan, Fred Soulie

PRODUCERS: Mike Roberts, Diane A. Crea

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Mattel Television Studios

ANIMATION STUDIO: Sprite Animation Studios and OLM Digital, Inc.

Jentry Chau vs. The Underworld

On Netflix 2024

The series follows Jentry Chau (voiced by Ali Wong), a Chinese-American teen living in a small Texas town, who finds out a demon king is hunting her for the supernatural powers she’s been working her whole life to repress. With the help of her weapons expert great-aunt and a millennia-old jiangshi (Chinese hopping vampire), Jentry must now fight an entire underworld’s worth of monsters while balancing the horrors of high school.

CREATOR/EP: Echo Wu

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Ali Wong, Aron Eli Coleite

VOICE CAST: Ali Wong, Bowen Yang, Lori Tan Chinn, Lucy Liu, Jimmy O. Yang, Sheng Wang and Woosung Kim

STUDIO: Titmouse with Chris Prynoski, Shannon Prynoski, Antonio Canobbio and Ben Kalina also acting
as Executive Producers

FORMAT: 2D Animated Series

Jurassic World: Chaos Theory: Season 2

On Netflix Fall 2024

Season 1 now available on Netflix

Set six years after the events at Camp Cretaceous, members of “The Nublar Six” are struggling to find their footing off the islands, navigating a world now filled with dinosaurs and people who want to hurt them. Reunited in the wake of a tragedy, the group comes together only to find themselves on the run and catapulted into a global adventure to unravel a conspiracy that threatens dinosaur and humankind alike and finally learn the truth about what happened to one of their own.

SHOWRUNNERS: Scott Kreamer, Aaron Hammersley

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Steven Spielberg, Colin Trevorrow, Frank Marshall

PRODUCTION COMPANIES: Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment

VOICE CAST: Paul-Mikel Williams as “Darius,” Sean Giambrone as “Ben,” Darren Barnet as “Kenji,” Raini
Rodriguez as “Sammy,” Kausar Mohammed as “Yasmina”

ANIMATION STUDIO: DreamWorks Animation

FORMAT: CG

Leviathan

On Netflix 2025

In 1914, on the eve of war, a fugitive prince and a girl in disguise meet aboard a bioengineered airship, the HMS Leviathan, and change the course of history.

BASED ON: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld, Illustrated by Keith Thompson

DIRECTOR: Christophe Ferreira

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Justin Leach, Taiki Sakurai

MUSIC: Nobuko Toda & Kazuma Jinnouchi

ORIGINAL SONGS BY: Joe Hisaishi

ANIMATION PRODUCTION: Orange

Minecraft

Coming Soon On Netflix

Netflix and Mojang Studios are in development on an animated series based on one of the most significant and popular games of all time, Minecraft. The series will debut exclusively on Netflix and will feature an original story with new characters, showing the world of Minecraft in a new light. The new CG-animated Minecraft series is in development with WildBrain, the talented studio behind such popular animated Netflix shows as Sonic Prime, Ninjago: Dragons Rising and Carmen Sandiego.

Motel Transylvania

On Netflix 2025

Motel Transylvania is open for business, as Drac & Mavis take a break from their Transylvanian haunts to set up a brand new resort for humans and monsters in the California desert. Vampires and sunshine… what can go wrong!? Motel Transylvania will be coming to Netflix next year!

Terminator Zero

On Netflix August 29, 2024

2022: A future war has raged for decades between the few human survivors and an endless army of machines. 1997: The AI known as Skynet gained self-awareness and began its war against humanity.

Caught between the future and this past is a soldier sent back in time to change the fate of humanity. She arrives in 1997 to protect a scientist named Malcolm Lee who works to launch a new AI system designed to compete with Skynet’s impending attack on humanity. As Malcolm navigates the moral complexities of his creation, he is hunted by an unrelenting assassin from the future which forever alters the fate of his three children.

SHOWRUNNER/EP/WRITER: Mattson Tomlin (Project Power, The Batman II)

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Skydance (David Ellison, Dana Goldberg & Don Granger)

DIRECTOR: Masashi Kudo

ANIMATION STUDIO: Production IG

VOICE CAST: Timothy Olyphant as the Terminator

The Undervale

Coming Soon On Netflix

A single mother of two who struggles to run a haunted hotel with the help of her estranged brother, who is now one of the ghosts haunting the hotel and thinks the other ghosts have some pretty good ideas.

CREATOR: Matt Roller

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Chris McKenna, Dan Harmon, Steve Levy and Matt Roller

ANIMATION STUDIO: Titmouse will serve as the studio with Chris Prynoski, Shannon Prynoski, Antonio Canobbio and
Ben Kalina also acting as Executive Producers.

SUPERVISING DIRECTOR: Erica Hayes

Tokyo Override

On Netflix 2024

In AI-optimized Tokyo 100 years in the future, an orphan teenage hacker blends in until a favor for her only friend inadvertently draws her into a benevolent gang of outcast motorcyclists, uncovering the seemingly utopian city’s sinister underbelly through a murder investigation linked to a drug syndicate. The series is directed by Yuske Fukada and Veerapatra Jinanavin in collaboration with YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

DIRECTOR: Yuske Fukada, Veerapatra Jinanavin

PRODUCERS: Yuske Fukada, Sornperes Subsermsri, Kwunchanok Meesilpa

ANIMATION PRODUCTION: RiFF Studio

IN COLLABORATION WITH: YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD., Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Tomb Raider: The Legend of Lara Croft

On Netflix October 10, 2024

The animated series TOMB RAIDER: THE LEGEND OF LARA CROFT picks up after the events of the highly successful Tomb Raider video game Survivor trilogy (Tomb Raider; Rise of the Tomb Raider; Shadow of the Tomb Raider), and will chart the globetrotting heroine’s next chapter as the iconic adventurer. More than 25 years after her first appearance, Lara Croft (voiced by Hayley Atwell) continues to explore ancient mysteries and uncover lost truths across breathtaking and dangerous destinations.

WRITER/SHOWRUNNER/EP: Tasha Huo

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Dmitri M. Johnson, Timothy I. Stevenson; Jacob Robinson, Dallas Dickinson, Noah Hughes,
Howard Bliss, Jen Chambers and Brad Graeber

VOICE CAST: Hayley Atwell, Allen Maldonado, Earl Baylon

ANIMATION STUDIO: Powerhouse Animation

Twilight of the Gods

On Netflix Fall 2024

The animated series brings Zack Snyder’s daring and spectacular vision of ancient Norse mythology to life, and features the voices of Sylvia Hoeks, Stuart Martin, Pilou Asbaek, John Noble, Paterson Joseph, Rahul Kohli, Jamie Clayton, Kristopher Hivju, Peter Stormare, Jamie Chung, Lauren Cohan, and Corey Stoll, among others.

CREATED BY: Zack Snyder, Jay Oliva, Eric Carrasco

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Wesley Coller, Jay Oliva

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Stone Quarry Animation

DIRECTORS: Zack Snyder (101 & 108); Jay Oliva (102 & 107); Tim Divar/Andrew Tamandl (103 & 105); Dave
Hartman/Andrew Tamandl (104 & 106)

ANIMATION STUDIO: Xilam Animation

Wolf King

On Netflix 2025

Based on the Wereworld books by Curtis Jobling, Wolf King is an epic fantasy adventure series that follows Drew Ferran, as he comes of age and discovers he’s the last of a long line of Werewolves, and rightful (yet reluctant) ruler of a land governed by Werelords. Drew must fight to abolish the tyranny of the Lion lords and reclaim the throne. The series is directed by Tom Brass for Jellyfish Pictures and produced by Angelo Abela, Tim Compton, Curtis Jobling and Barry Quinn for Lime Pictures.

DIRECTOR: Tom Brass

PRODUCERS: Angelo Abela, Tim Compton, Curtis Jobling, Barry Quinn

FILMS (A-Z)

In Your Dreams

On Netflix 2025

In Your Dreams is a comedy adventure about Stevie (12) and her little brother Elliot (8) who journey into the absurd landscape of their own dreams. If the siblings can withstand a snarky stuffed giraffe, zombie breakfast foods, and the queen of nightmares, the Sandman will grant them their ultimate dream come true… the perfect family.

DIRECTOR: Alex Woo

CO-DIRECTOR: Erik Benson

PRODUCERS: Timothy Hahn, p.g.a., Gregg Taylor, p.g.a.

SCREENPLAY BY: Erik Benson and Alex Woo

STORY BY: Alex Woo and Stanley Moore

VOICE CAST: Simu Liu, Craig Robinson

MUSIC BY: John Debney

K-Pop: Demon Hunters (working title)

On Netflix 2025

K-Pop: Demon Hunters is a musical action adventure that follows the story of a world-renowned K-Pop girl group, as they balance their lives in the spotlight with their secret identities as bad-ass demon hunters, set against a colorful backdrop of fashion, food, style and the most popular music movement of this generation.

DIRECTORS: Maggie Kang and Chris Appelhans

PRODUCER: Michelle Wong

My Oni Girl

On Netflix May 24, 2024

In an extraordinary world where winter meets summer, My Oni Girl weaves an enchanting tale of friendship and self-discovery. Produced by the cutting-edge Studio Colorido and directed by Studio Ghibli alumni Tomotaka Shibayama, this youth fantasy film brings together human emotions and mythical elements in a heartwarming narrative.

My Oni Girl is the second of three films that Netflix is producing with the animation studio, which has won acclaim in Japan for its feature-length anime such as Penguin Highway, A Whisker Away, and Drifting Home.

My Oni Girl tells the story of Hiiragi Yatsuse, a first-year high school student who struggles to make friends despite his efforts to please others. His life takes an unexpected turn when one summer day, he meets Tsumugi, an oni (demon) girl on a quest to find her mother in the human world. Snow mysteriously begins to fall… and their adventure begins.

DIRECTOR: Tomotaka Shibayama

PRODUCED BY: Studio Colorido

VOICE CAST: Kensho Ono, Miyu Tomita

CHARACTER DESIGN: Masafumi Yokota

CHARACTER DESIGN ASSISTANT: Sunao Chikaoka

COLOR DESIGN: Miho Tanaka

ART DIRECTOR: Kunihiko Inaba

COMPOSITING DIRECTOR: Satoshi Machida

MUSIC: Mina Kubota

SOUND DIRECTOR: Eriko Kimura

DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTION: Twin Engine

THEME SONG: ZUTOMAYO “Truth in Lies”

Plankton: The Movie

On Netflix 2025

Plankton’s world is flipped upside down when his plan for world domination is thwarted.

DIRECTOR: Dave Needham

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Marc Ceccarelli, Vincent Waller

STORY BY: Mr. Lawrence

SCREENPLAY BY: Mr. Lawrence & Kaz and Mr. Lawrence & Chris Viscardi
Based on the Series “SpongeBob SquarePants” Created by Stephen Hillenburg

VOICE CAST: Mr. Lawrence, Jill Talley, Tom Kenny, Bill Fagerbakke, Carolyn Lawrence, Clancy Brown, Rodger
Bumpass

MUSIC BY: Mahuia Bridgman-Cooper

MUSIC SUPERVISORS: Karyn Rachtman, Otis Ratchman

ORIGINAL SONGS: Bret McKenzie, Linda Perry, Mark Mothersbaugh & Bob Mothersbaugh

Pookoo

On Netflix 2025

Pookoo is a buddy comedy about a small woodland creature and a majestic bird, two natural sworn enemies of The Valley, that must set off on an adventure of a lifetime.

DIRECTOR: Nathan Greno

PRODUCERS: John Lasseter, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Mary Ellen Bauder Andrews for
Skydance Animation

MUSIC BY: Siddhartha Khosla

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Cosmos The Movie: Part 1 / Part 2

On Netflix August 22, 2024

This film covers the Shadow Galactica arc, which is the final chapter of the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon series. Sailor Moon must stand up and fight once again when a new enemy called Shadow Galactica, an organization bent on destroying everything and ruling the universe, begins eliminating her friends one by one. Her task requires her to persevere when solitude threatens to overwhelm her. Will she be able to protect those she loves? What awaits her beyond the battle? Sailor Moon fights on despite the pressure of her self-imposed mission as the final chapter of the beautiful and strong Sailor Guardians begins.

ORIGINAL WORK / CHIEF SUPERVISOR: Naoko Takeuchi

DIRECTOR: Tomoya Takahashi

SCREENPLAY: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu

CHARACTER DESIGN: Kazuko Tadano

MUSIC: Yasuharu Takanashi

ART DIRECTOR: Yumiko Kuga (Studio Jack)

ANIMATION PRODUCTION: Toei Animation, Studio DEEN

Saving Bikini Bottom: The Sandy Cheeks Movie

On Netflix August 2, 2024

When Bikini Bottom and all its denizens are suddenly scooped out of the ocean, Sandy Cheeks and SpongeBob SquarePants journey to Texas to save the town from a villainous plot.

DIRECTOR: Liza Johnson

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Marc Ceccarelli, Vincent Waller

TELEPLAY BY: Kaz and Tom Stern

STORY BY: Kaz
Based on the Series SpongeBob SquarePants by Stephen Hillenburg

VOICE CAST: Carolyn Lawrence, Tom Kenny, Wanda Sykes, Clancy Brown, Bill Fagerbakke, Mr. Lawrence,
Rodger Bumpass, Johnny Knoxville, Craig Robinson, Grey Delisle, Ilia Isorelys Paulino, Matty Cardarople

Spellbound

On Netflix November 22, 2024

Spellbound follows the adventures of Ellian, the tenacious young daughter of the rulers of Lumbria who must go on a daring quest to save her family and kingdom after a mysterious spell transforms her parents into monsters. Spellbound is directed by Vicky Jenson (Shrek) with original score from EGOT-winning composer Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast) and lyrics by Glenn Slater (Tangled). A Netflix Film from Skydance Animation, Spellbound boasts an all-star voice cast led by Rachel Zegler, Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem, John Lithgow, Jenifer Lewis, Nathan Lane, and Tituss Burgess. Spellbound is written by Lauren Hynek & Elizabeth Martin and Julia Miranda and produced by John Lasseter, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Bruce Anderson and Linda Woolverton for Skydance Animation.

DIRECTOR: Vicky Jenson

SCREENPLAY BY: Lauren Hynek & Elizabeth Martin and Julia Miranda

STORY BY: Vicky Jenson and Lauren Hynek & Elizabeth Martin

PRODUCERS: John Lasseter, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Bruce Anderson and Linda Woolverton for
Skydance Animation

VOICE CAST: Rachel Zegler, John Lithgow, Jenifer Lewis, Tituss Burgess, Nathan Lane with Javier
Bardem and Nicole Kidman

SCORE BY: Alan Menken

SONGS BY: Alan Menken and Glenn Slater

That Christmas

On Netflix December 2024

Based on the charming trilogy of children’s books by beloved multi award-winning writer/director Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Love Actually, Yesterday), That Christmas follows a series of entwined tales about family and friends, love and loneliness, and Santa Claus making a big mistake, not to mention an enormous number of turkeys! This heartwarming comedy from Locksmith Animation marks Curtis’ first foray into animation, serving as the film’s writer and executive producer, and also the feature directorial debut of renowned animation veteran Simon Otto (Love, Death & Robots, How to Train Your Dragon films). Nicole P. Hearon (Moana, Frozen) and Adam Tandy (The Thick of It, Detectorists) are producers.

DIRECTOR: Simon Otto

WRITERS: Richard Curtis & Peter Souter

PRODUCERS: Nicole P. Hearon, p.g.a., Adam Tandy, p.g.a.

EXECUTIVE
PRODUCERS: Mary Coleman, Natalie Fischer, Julie Lockhart, Elisabeth Murdoch, Bonnie Arnold, Lara Breay,
Sarah Smith, Rebecca Cobb, Richard Curtis, Colin Hopkins

VOICE CAST: Brian Cox, Fiona Shaw, Jodie Whittaker, Lolly Adefope, Alex Macqueen, Katherine Parkinson,
Sindhu Vee, India Brown, Zazie Hayhurst, Sienna Sayer, Jack Wisniewski, Rosie Cavaliero, Paul Kaye, Guz Khan, Andy Nyman, Kuhu Agarwal, Bronte Smith, Freddie Spry, Ava Talbot, with Bill Nighy and Rhys Darby.

MUSIC BY: John Powell

The Imaginary

On Netflix July 5, 2024

Studio Ponoc’s The Imaginary portrays the depths of humanity and creativity through the eyes of young Amanda and her imaginary companion, Rudger. Their fantastical adventures launched from her attic, lead them to discover a magical world of creatures and places never before seen until a sinister force threatens to destroy their imaginary world and the friendship within it. Directed by renowned animator Yoshiyuki Momose (Spirited Away), The Imaginary is an unforgettable adventure of love, loss, and the healing power of imagination.

DIRECTOR: Yoshiyuki Momose (Modest Heroes, Tomorrow’s Leaves)

PRODUCER: Two-time Academy Award nominee Yoshiaki Nishimura (The Tale of The Princess Kaguya, When
Marnie Was There)

WRITER: Yoshiaki Nishimura

VOICE CAST: Louie Rudge-Buchanan, Evie Kiszel, Hayley Atwell, Sky Katz, Jeremy Swift, Kal Penn, LeVar
Burton, Jane Singer, Ruby Barnhill, Roger Craig Smith, Courtenay Taylor, Miles Nibbe

The Twits

On Netflix 2025

Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the meanest, smelliest, nastiest people in the world who also happen to own and operate the most disgusting, most dangerous, most idiotic amusement park in the world, Twitlandia. But when the Twits rise to power in their town, two brave orphans and a family of magical animals are forced to become as tricky as the Twits in order to save the city. A hysterically funny, wild ride of a film (chock-full of the Twits’ beloved tricks-from the Wormy Spaghetti to the Dreaded Shrinks), The Twits is also a story for our times, about the never-ending battle between cruelty and empathy.

DIRECTOR: Phil Johnston

CO-DIRECTORS: Katie Shanahan, Todd Kunjan Demong

PRODUCERS: Phil Johnston, Maggie Malone, Daisy May West

WRITERS: Phil Johnston, Meg Favreau

VOICE CAST: Margo Martindale, Johnny Vegas, with Natalie Portman and Emilia Clarke

Ultraman: Rising

On Netflix June 14, 2024

With Tokyo under siege from rising monster attacks, baseball star Ken Sato reluctantly returns home to take on the mantle of Ultraman. But the titanic superhero meets his match when he reluctantly adopts a 35-foot-tall, fire-breathing baby kaiju. Sato must rise above his ego to balance work and parenthood while protecting the baby from forces bent on exploiting her for their own dark plans. In partnership with Netflix, Tsuburaya Productions, and Industrial Light & Magic, Ultraman: Rising is written by Shannon Tindle & Marc Haimes, directed by Shannon Tindle, and co-directed by John Aoshima.

DIRECTOR: Shannon Tindle

CO-DIRECTOR: John Aoshima

PRODUCERS: Tom Knott, p.g.a. and Lisa M. Poole, p.g.a.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Takayuki Tsukagoshi, Masahiro Onda, Kei Minamitani

WRITERS: Shannon Tindle & Marc Haimes

VOICE CAST: Christopher Sean, Gedde Watanabe, Tamlyn Tomita, Keone Young, Julia Harriman

Wallace & Gromit: Vengeance Most Fowl

On Netflix This Winter (ex-UK/IE)

Aardman’s four-time Academy Award(R)-winning director Nick Park and Emmy Award-nominated Merlin Crossingham return with a brand new epic adventure, Wallace & Gromit: Vengeance Most Fowl. In this next installment, Gromit’s concern that Wallace is becoming too dependent on his inventions proves justified, when Wallace invents a “smart” gnome that seems to develop a mind of its own. When it emerges that a vengeful figure from the past might be masterminding things, it falls to Gromit to battle sinister forces and save his master… or Wallace may never be able to invent again!

CREATOR: Nick Park

DIRECTORS: Nick Park & Merlin Crossingham

PRODUCER: Richard Beek

STORY: Nick Park & Mark Burton

SCREENPLAY: Mark Burton

VOICE CAST: Ben Whitehead, Peter Kay, Lauren Patel, Reece Shearsmith, Diane Morgan, Adjoa Andoh, Muzz
Khan, Lenny Henry

GAMES (A-Z)

The Dragon Prince: Xadia

Releasing This Summer

The Dragon Prince: Xadia is a hero-based cooperative action RPG from Wonderstorm, the makers of The Dragon
Prince animated series on Netflix. In the game, explore the world of Xadia with heroes from the series, which is
entering its sixth season July 26. Step into the boots of Xadia’s greatest champions, team up in co-op missions
to fight iconic Dragon Prince villains, and discover new stories with all the heart, humor, and high stakes the series
is known for. Available exclusively for Netflix members.

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With separate profiles, you don’t have to worry about all those kids’ movies clogging up your Continue Watching row or your recommendations. And when your kid uses their own separate profile, you can set parental controls to make sure they don’t get recommended something too mature.

Grab and go and bring their favorite show with you.

Use the Download feature and keep their favorite show or movie at-the-ready before heading to a new destination with a not so great internet connection, even if it’s just the backyard, or while away on vacation. To download, open the Netflix app on any phone, tablet or computer and select a TV show or movie. From the description page, tap Downloads and voila! Note, not all titles are available for download.

Personalize their profile avatars.

Help your kids change their profile icon to some of the most beloved characters from Netflix shows and movies like the adorable animals from Our Planet, the crew from Stranger Things, heroes from She-Ra and the Princesses of Power and more. You can change the icons by going to your account settings and choosing “Manage profiles.” After you select a profile, you can edit it and change the avatar.

KIDS PROFILE TIPS

With our easy-to-use parental controls like creating a Kids profile for your child that is filled with age-appropriate content, along with pin protection and the kids activity recap help caregivers make the right decisions for their families.

And what about those off screen moments when you’re being quizzed in the car by your child on their latest obsession? We’ve got you covered with our Kids Recap Email, including:

Recommendations based on your child’s favorite shows and movies;

Printable coloring sheets and activities inspired by your kid’s favorite characters;

Top themes or topics charts that show the types of programs your child enjoys most (i.e. science, friendship); and

Tips for how to use our Kids features on Netflix.