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Voltron: Defender of the Future
Genre Action/Adventure
Comedy-drama
Mecha
Science fantasy
Created by World Events Productions
Based on Voltron: Defender
of the Universe
by
World Events Productions
Developed by Ian Jones-Quartey
Rebecca Sugar
Voices of Ian Jones-Quartey
Composer(s) Aivi & Surasshu
Mint Potion Studios
Country of
origin
United States
Original
language(s)
English
Executive
producer(s)
Ian Jones-Quartey
Rebecca Sugar
Ted Koplar
Bob Koplar
Chuck Austen
Producer(s) Jackie Buscarino
Nate Funaro
Production
company(s)
DreamWorks Animation
Television

World Events Productions
Distributor Netflix Streaming
Services

NBCUniversal
Television
Distribution
Original network Netflix
Preceded by Voltron: Legendary Defender

Voltron: Defender of the Future is an upcoming American animated television series, produced by DreamWorks Animation Television and World Events Productions. It is the sequel to Voltron: Legendary Defender, like the first series it will feature a mix of anime-influenced traditional animation for characters and background and CGI for Voltron action sequences.

Premise

Thirty-five years after the events of Legendary Defender, a new team of Paladins band together to form Voltron and fight a malevolent force from an alternate timeline bent on conquering both the universe and the future.

Cast & Characters

Crew

  • Ian Jones-Quartey - developer/writer/executive producer
  • Rebecca Sugar - developer/writer/executive producer
  • Aivi & Surasshu - music composer
  • Jake Kaufman (Mint Potion Studios) - music composer
  • Kristi Reed - casting and voice director
  • Il Kwang Kim - character designer
  • Jin Sun Kim - character desinger
  • Benjamin Kaltenecker - line producer
  • John O'Bryan - story editor

Development

DWA and WEP announced that another Voltron series which was intended to be another variation but was later changed to a follow up to Legendary Defender that will characters from the original Vehicle Voltron, Dos Santos and Montgomery will return as creative consultants. Ian Jones-Quartey (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes) and Rebecca Sugar (Steven Universe) were personally hired by DWA and WEP to develop/write/executive produce the series despite these changes Tim Hedrick will return as one the writers along many others from Steven Universe, OK K.O. and Benjamin Kaltenecker as line producer. Digital eMation in South Korea and Snipple Animation in the Philippine will replace Studio Mir for animation services.

Shorts

A series of comedic shorts will stream weekly, they will be runned by Andy Suriano and Ant Ward.

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