‘She-Ra’ Reboot Star On Backlash: ‘People Should Know Not to Criticize Women’s Bodies’

When first images of DreamWorks Animation’s She-Ra reboot were released back in July, a few (vocal) fans were upset. Complaining about the new style and look, their online upset generated a bit of attention. But the modern day creators have had i…

When first images of DreamWorks Animation’s She-Ra reboot were released back in July, a few (vocal) fans were upset. Complaining about the new style and look, their online upset generated a bit of attention. But the modern day creators have had it with the sexist commentary from the Internet. And they’re not backing down. “Boyish […]

Netflix releases some stylish teaser images from its new She-Ra cartoon

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Netflix Unveils First Look At ‘She-Ra And The Princesses Of Power’ Revival

Children of the ’80s rejoice! Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have released the first photos of the She-Ra and the Princesses of Power revival — and she came to slay.
The new version of the titular heroine looks quite different from the &#…

Children of the ’80s rejoice! Netflix and DreamWorks Animation have released the first photos of the She-Ra and the Princesses of Power revival — and she came to slay. The new version of the titular heroine looks quite different from the ’80s series many people grew up with, but it keeps in the spirit of the show featuring the mythical warrior princess that will empower a whole new generation of young women. The images (check them out below) reveal some main characters…

‘She-Ra’ Reboot, ‘Boss Baby’ Score Netflix Series Through DreamWorks Animation

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television are teaming up on six new original series in 2018, including a new “Trolls” chapter, a “Boss Baby” show and the return of “She-Ra.”

There’s also more “Captain Underpants” and “Trollhunters” coming, sophomore “Tales of Arcadia” trilogy installment “3 Below,” and “Harvey Street Kids.”

Below is the partnership’s 2018 slate, with series premiere dates where available. All descriptions are in Netflix-DreamWorks Animation’s own words.

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“DreamWorks Trolls: The Beat Goes On!” – January 19, 2018
Picking up where the film left off, the Netflix original series is an all-new chapter in the the endlessly upbeat adventures of the Trolls as Poppy, Branch and all of Troll Village keep the party going in their fantastical forest home. Executive produced by Matthew Beans, the series features Skylar Astin and Amanda Leighton as the voices of Branch and Poppy with original songs written and produced by Alana Da Fonseca.

“She-Ra”
From Eisner Award-winning author and executive producer Noelle Stevenson comes a modern take on the ’80s girl power icon for a new generation of young fans. The trailblazing property originally debuted in 1985 to satisfy overwhelming demand for a female lead fantasy series. With Stevenson’s unique voice at the helm, fans are in store for an epic and timely tale that celebrates female friendship and empowerment, lead by a warrior princess tailor made for today. The series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

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“The Boss Baby: Back in Business”
Boss Baby, with the help of his big brother and partner-in-crime Tim, continues to navigate the cutthroat corporate jungle gym of Baby Corp, while angling to achieve the near-impossible: the work-life balance of a modern career baby. From Emmy-winning executive producer Brandon Sawyer, the series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

“Harvey Street Kids”
From its never-ending games of kickball to the infinite flavors of its ice cream truck to the greatest climbing tree in the universe, every day on Harvey Street feels like a Saturday. And that’s largely thanks to the Harvey Girls — Audrey, Lotta, and Dot — the block’s self-appointed guardians and the world’s bestest BFFs. They will do whatever it takes to keep Harvey Street the best block to never grow up on and transform every afternoon into a wild adventure. From executive producer Brendan Hay and Emmy-winning supervising producer Aliki Theofilopoulos, the series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

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“The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants”
Based on the epic books by Dav Pilkey, “The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants” follows the adventures of George Beard and Harold Hutchins, two best friends who’ve bonded through their love of pranking, comic books and being the thorns in Principal Krupp’s side. Their fun gets them mixed up in adventures crazier than their outrageous comic books, which is when they call on their greatest creation: Captain Underpants! From Peabody Award and Emmy-winning executive producer Peter Hastings, the series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

“Trollhunters” (Part 3) and “3 Below” (Second installment of “Tales of Arcadia” Trilogy)
“Trollhunters Part 2,” from Guillermo del Toro, premieres on Netflix, on Friday, December 15, with a third and final chapter of the Emmy-winning series set to debut in 2018.

“3 Below,” the second series in the previously announced “Tales of Arcadia” trilogy, will premiere in late 2018 and feature two royal teenage aliens and their bodyguard who flee a surprise takeover of their home planet by an evil dictator and crash land in Arcadia. Now on the run from intergalactic bounty hunters, they struggle to blend in and adapt to the bizarre world of high school all the while attempting to repair their ship so they can return and defend their home planet. A final chapter, “Wizards,” is set to debut in 2019.

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Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television are teaming up on six new original series in 2018, including a new “Trolls” chapter, a “Boss Baby” show and the return of “She-Ra.”

There’s also more “Captain Underpants” and “Trollhunters” coming, sophomore “Tales of Arcadia” trilogy installment “3 Below,” and “Harvey Street Kids.”

Below is the partnership’s 2018 slate, with series premiere dates where available. All descriptions are in Netflix-DreamWorks Animation’s own words.

“DreamWorks Trolls: The Beat Goes On!” – January 19, 2018
Picking up where the film left off, the Netflix original series is an all-new chapter in the the endlessly upbeat adventures of the Trolls as Poppy, Branch and all of Troll Village keep the party going in their fantastical forest home. Executive produced by Matthew Beans, the series features Skylar Astin and Amanda Leighton as the voices of Branch and Poppy with original songs written and produced by Alana Da Fonseca.

“She-Ra”
From Eisner Award-winning author and executive producer Noelle Stevenson comes a modern take on the ’80s girl power icon for a new generation of young fans. The trailblazing property originally debuted in 1985 to satisfy overwhelming demand for a female lead fantasy series. With Stevenson’s unique voice at the helm, fans are in store for an epic and timely tale that celebrates female friendship and empowerment, lead by a warrior princess tailor made for today. The series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

“The Boss Baby: Back in Business”
Boss Baby, with the help of his big brother and partner-in-crime Tim, continues to navigate the cutthroat corporate jungle gym of Baby Corp, while angling to achieve the near-impossible: the work-life balance of a modern career baby. From Emmy-winning executive producer Brandon Sawyer, the series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

“Harvey Street Kids”
From its never-ending games of kickball to the infinite flavors of its ice cream truck to the greatest climbing tree in the universe, every day on Harvey Street feels like a Saturday. And that’s largely thanks to the Harvey Girls — Audrey, Lotta, and Dot — the block’s self-appointed guardians and the world’s bestest BFFs. They will do whatever it takes to keep Harvey Street the best block to never grow up on and transform every afternoon into a wild adventure. From executive producer Brendan Hay and Emmy-winning supervising producer Aliki Theofilopoulos, the series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

“The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants”
Based on the epic books by Dav Pilkey, “The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants” follows the adventures of George Beard and Harold Hutchins, two best friends who’ve bonded through their love of pranking, comic books and being the thorns in Principal Krupp’s side. Their fun gets them mixed up in adventures crazier than their outrageous comic books, which is when they call on their greatest creation: Captain Underpants! From Peabody Award and Emmy-winning executive producer Peter Hastings, the series will be available to Netflix members worldwide in 2018.

“Trollhunters” (Part 3) and “3 Below” (Second installment of “Tales of Arcadia” Trilogy)
“Trollhunters Part 2,” from Guillermo del Toro, premieres on Netflix, on Friday, December 15, with a third and final chapter of the Emmy-winning series set to debut in 2018.

“3 Below,” the second series in the previously announced “Tales of Arcadia” trilogy, will premiere in late 2018 and feature two royal teenage aliens and their bodyguard who flee a surprise takeover of their home planet by an evil dictator and crash land in Arcadia. Now on the run from intergalactic bounty hunters, they struggle to blend in and adapt to the bizarre world of high school all the while attempting to repair their ship so they can return and defend their home planet. A final chapter, “Wizards,” is set to debut in 2019.

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Netflix And DreamWorks Animation TV Reveal Six New Series Including ‘Trolls’, ‘She-Ra’

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television are looking to enter the new year with six new original series.
Leading the charge of animated family-friendly fun is Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Picking up where the animated feature left off, the new series will follow new adventures of the cute fluffy-haired creatures. Trolls will premiere on Jan. 19, 2018.
Trolls isn’t the only retro property Netflix and DreamWorks Animation TV will be introducing to a new generation of young…

Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television are looking to enter the new year with six new original series. Leading the charge of animated family-friendly fun is Trolls: The Beat Goes On! Picking up where the animated feature left off, the new series will follow new adventures of the cute fluffy-haired creatures. Trolls will premiere on Jan. 19, 2018. Trolls isn’t the only retro property Netflix and DreamWorks Animation TV will be introducing to a new generation of young…