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Skylanders Academy isn't going away anytime soon. Deadline reports Netflix has renewed the series for a third season ahead of its season two debut later this year.Based on the Activision Blizzard video game franchise, the animated show follows an unlikely group of heroes who come together to protect the universe from evil invaders. The voice cast includes Justin Long, Ashley Tisdale, Jonathan Banks, Norm Macdonald, Catherine O'Hara, and Bobcat Goldthwait.Read More… »
Activision Blizzard Studios wasted little time ordering up a third season of Skylanders Academy despite the second season having yet to premiere. Production on Season 3 begins in earnest this month at TeamTO studio in France.
The Skylanders Academy Season 3 renewal announcement also provided some new details about Season 2. Felicia Day will voice new cadet Cynder, a popular dragon Skylander whose past is mysterious. She joins the core cast including Justin Long as Spyro, Ashley Tisdale as Stealth Elf, Jonathan Banks as Eruptor and Norm Macdonald as Glumshanks.
Returning in Season 2 after brief Season 1 appearances are Cy the Imaginator (Daniel Middleton aka The Diamond Minecart) and Sensei King Pen (Daniel Wu).
Other voice talent confirmed for Season 2 includes Susan Sarandon, Parker Posey, James Hetfield, Catherine O’Hara, Bobcat Goldthwait, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jonny Rees, Harland Williams and Richard Horvitz as Kaos. Sorry, no sign of Patrick Warburton as Flynn.
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New York theatergoers know Bridget Everett as a cabaret singer with a powerhouse belt and a penchant for motorboating audience members. Comedy fans know her as the closing act of each season of “Inside Amy Schumer,” singing songs with names like “Titties.” Instagram followers know her as Poppy’s mother, whom she calls “Pomeranian top model.”
Soon, everyone will know her as Barb, the sharp-tongued lush and embittered mother in ‘Patti Cake$,’ Geremy Jasper’s Sundance crowdpleaser that sold to Fox Searchlight for a whopping $10.5 million, the second biggest deal of the 2017 festival. She’s also a lead in the Julie Rudd and Alethea Jones comedy “Fun Mom Dinner,” opposite Toni Colette.
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In a recent interview with IndieWire before leaving New York for Park City, Everett was excited but a little nervous. “I have this »
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