DreamWorks creating an all-new animated Fast & Furious series
Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television announced today that they are bringing the Fast & Furious franchise to the animated world with an all-new series.
The new show will follow teenager Tony Toretto, who 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. Tim Hedrick (DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender) and Bret Haaland (All Hail King Julien) will serve as executive producers and showrunners. The series is also executive produced by Vin Diesel, Neal Moritz and Chris Morgan who also serve as producers on the live-action Fast & Furious franchise.
“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.”
An official release date was not give, but with Fast & Furious 9 and 10 slated for April 2020 and April 2021 and the spin-off featuring The Rock and Jason Statham coming out in 2019, we are in for a lot more Fast & Furious craziness.