Refusing to monkey around with its children’s programming slate, Netflix has renewed the animated Kong: King of the Apes TV show for a second season. Will Kong, Lukas and their team save Earth from Botila’s plans to replace nature with technology? Find out in 2017, when season two drops to Netflix. The first season premiered in April 2016.
From Executive Producer Avi Arad, the Kong: King of the Apes TV series is set in 2050. Netflix says Kong is still the strongest creature ever born with human traits that make him the ultimate iconic hero. The Kong: King of the Apes voice cast includes: Lee Tockar, Shannon Chan-Kent, Sam Vincent, Kathleen Barr, Alessandro Juliani, Viv Leacock, Tabith St. Germain, and Vincent Trong.
Get the details, excerpted from a multi-show press release.
Netflix Adds Five New Original Animated Series For Kids, Renews “Kong: King of the Apes”
Beverly Hills, Calif., June 16, 2016 – Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), the world’s leading Internet TV network, will launch five original animated shows for kids and renew global original series Kong: King of the Apes for a second season. These new and returning shows adapt characters and stories already known and loved into original TV shows sure to be kid and family favorites.[…] [Promising] a unique twist on a known tale is the second season of Kong: King of the Apes, with yet another set of action-packed and eco-conscious episodes premiering in 2017.
“At Netflix, we invest in stories that our members will love and cherish,” said Andy Yeatman, Director of Global Kids Content for Netflix. “This passion for discovering great storytelling extends to what we offer our youngest members, and we’re excited today to announce a lineup of original shows that will bring a number of well-known and beloved characters to kids and families around the globe.”
Kong: King of the Apes, Season 2, 41 Entertainment & Avi Arad Prods. – 2017
In the season one finale, we find our heroes Kong and Lukas falling into a volcano at the hands of their main antagonist, Botila. At the start of season two, the fate of the group will be revealed and viewers will discover a prehistoric underworld where dinosaurs roam the land, pterosaurs soar and giant insects still exist. Will Kong, Lukas and their loyal team manage to save the Earth from Botila’s plans to replace nature with technology? Netflix members worldwide will find out in 2017, with the launch of the series’ second season.
What do you think? Are you a fan of the Kong: King of the Apes TV series? Do you plan to stream the second season on Netflix?