A caveman and a dinosaur bond over shared tragedy and work together to survive in a perilous prehistoric world.
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Aaron LaPlante ...  Spear / ... 10 episodes, 2019-2020
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From the mind of Genndy Tartakovsky, the visionary creator behind the Emmy® award-winning series Samurai Jack, comes a new tale that follows a caveman at the dawn of evolution as he forms an unlikely friendship with an almost extinct dinosaur. With suspense, heartbreak, excitement, love and fear all without a single word of dialogue, the series is a painting come to life, relying solely on music and graphic imagery to tell the story of two unlikely allies as they navigate through a treacherous world. After bonding over unfortunate tragedies, they seem to become each other's only hope of survival against a common enemy.

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Spear's growls and roars are provided by voice actor Aaron Laplante. Tartakovsky first met Laplante when he was developing a new animated Popeye film, and Laplante was hired to record a temporary dialogue track for Bluto. Although the project stalled, Tartakovsky liked Laplante's work, and has cast him in several projects since. See more »

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Humans and dinosaurs are separated by 65 million years of evolution. They have never co-existed in the same landscape. See more »

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Brutal and Gorgeous
7 October 2019 | by dafoatSee all my reviews

I had the chance to catch a preview screening of the first four episodes of Primal on the big screen in Los Angeles. This is the most stunning piece of animation I've seen in years. It completely immerses you in a rich, fantastic world. The character designs are brilliant. The action is awesome. And it does it all without a single word of spoken dialogue. A triumph of visual storytelling.


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7 October 2019 (USA) See more »

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