Netflix Shifts Tactics with Second DWA Series

Netflix announced that episodes of the upcoming kids' series "All Hail King Julien," a spin-off of DreamWorks Animations' Madagascar, will be released in installments.

April 6, 2018

Netflix Shifts Tactics with Second DWA Series

In a change from the simultaneous release model it has used for its previous original series, Internet TV service Netflix announced that episodes of the upcoming kids' series "All Hail King Julien," a spin-off of DreamWorks Animations' feature film

Madagascar

, will be released in installments.

The first five 22-minute episodes of the DWA-produced series will be available to Netflix members in the U.K., Ireland, the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the Nordics, Benelux and France on Dec. 19. New episodes of the original series will debut throughout the coming year.

"All Hail King Julien" joins "Turbo FAST" in a growing lineup of Netflix original animated productions from DreamWorks Animation. By the end of 2016, DreamWorks Animation will debut 10 additional new series on the Internet TV network.

Featuring a colorful cast that includes fan favorites Mort and Maurice, "All Hail King Julien" will follow a group of new and familiar jungle dwellers as they take on the craziest adventures and wildest

parties the jungle has to offer.

“The combination of comedy, original music and stories of simple lemur life turned upside-down and fabulous by King Julien makes this series unique,” says Margie Cohn, head of television, DreamWorks Animation. “'All Hail King Julien' is really a showcase for our talented artists to bring the Netflix audience the great storytelling, compelling characters and fantastic design that is the hallmark of DreamWorks Animation.”

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