Fast & Furious gets animated

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television today announced an upcoming Fast & Furious animated series.

The announcement is part of a multi-year deal that includes a first look at DreamWorks Animation animated series based on Universal film properties, which has already seen Trollhunters, Spirit Riding Free and All Hail King Julien.

“We are thrilled to take our fantastic partnership with DreamWorks Animation to the next level with new opportunities from the vast library of Universal Pictures,” said Melissa Cobb, Vice President of Kids and Family. “The Fast & Furious franchise is a global phenomenon beloved by audiences of all ages, and we can’t wait to get started on the new animated series that will capture the action, heart, humor and global appeal of the feature films.”

“We are excited to extend and expand our successful relationship with Netflix by not only delivering more high-quality DreamWorks programming, but connecting fans of Universal films with fascinating new stories,” said Margie Cohn, President of DreamWorks Animation Television. “Our new home at Universal marks an exciting new chapter for storytelling at our studio, and Fast & Furious is only the beginning.”

No premiere date has yet been revealed for the series.

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