Netflix just released a super short (27 seconds) teaser trailer for the upcoming animated series, Fast & Furious: Spy Racers. The series is based on the Fast & Furious movie franchise, and the lead character in the animated show is related to Dom Toretto, played by Vin Diesel in the film series.
Diesel’s involved in the animated series as an executive producer. Tim Hedrick (Voltron Legendary Defender) and Bret Haaland (All Hail King Julien) are handling showrunner duties and also serve as executive producers with Chris Morgan. Diesel and Morgan are part of the producing team on the live-action Fast & Furious films.
Netflix is aiming for a 2020 premiere of season one.
The live-action series kicked off in 2001 with The Fast and the Furious starring Vin Diesel and Paul Walker. 2 Fast 2 Furious followed in 2003, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift was released in 2006, and Fast & Furious opened in 2009.
Fast Five hit theaters in 2011, Furious 6 arrived in 2013, and Furious Seven opened in 2015. The Fate of the Furious was released in 2017 and Fast & Furious 9 is set to open in 2020.
A spinoff titled Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw focuses on the characters played by Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. Hobbs & Shaw directed by David Leitch (Deadpool 2, Atomic Blonde) has an August 2, 2019 theatrical release date.
The Fast & Furious: Spy Racers Plot, Courtesy of Netflix:
“Fast & Furious: Spy Racers expands the high-octane action of the films as teenager Tony Toretto follows in the footsteps of his cousin Dom when he and his friends are recruited by a government agency to infiltrate an elite racing league serving as a front for a nefarious crime organization bent on world domination.”