DreamWorks’ Turbo FAST Series Speeding Toward a Netflix Debut

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DreamWorks Turbo Fast Series

DreamWorks Animation's Turbo FAST to launch on December 24 as Netflix first original series for kids. (PRNewsFoto/Netflix, Inc.)

Netflix will debut their first original series for kids on December 24, 2013 with the launch of DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo FAST. The new series featuring the voices of Reid Scott as Turbo and Ken Jeong as home shopping icon Kim Ly will premiere five episodes on Christmas Eve with more episodes to come in 2014.
 
“We’ve long said that Netflix is revolutionizing the television industry and now we are thrilled to officially be a part of it,” said Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of DreamWorks Animation. “They have been fantastic partners whose vision has given our characters an amazing platform to be enjoyed by families around the world.”
 
“We are excited to be working with the gifted storytellers at DreamWorks Animation to deliver Turbo FAST, our first original kids series, to families around the world this holiday season,” said Ted Sarandos, chief content officer at Netflix. “With new episodes on their way in the coming months, kids will have something to look forward to all year.”
 
The Plot:
 
DreamWorks’ Turbo FAST is a high-octane ensemble comedy that amps everything up to the extreme as Turbo and his adrenaline-fueled crew go on daring new adventures, race on the coolest tracks, and take on the craziest challengers. No matter how wild things get, these snails always have each other’s backs.
 
Stunt Team members — Turbo, Whiplash, Burn, Smoove Move, White Shadow, Skidmark and Chet — already have legions of fans from their appearance in the DreamWorks Animation’s feature film Turbo, which opened in theaters around the globe earlier this year and has already grossed more than $280 million. The all new television show digs deeper into the crazy personalities of the snail crew and features 2D design to create a stylized look reflective of the Stunt Team’s fast-paced, souped-up world.
 
Sources: Netflix and DreamWorks Animation
 
-Posted by Rebecca Murray

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