We are thrilled to exclusively reveal new images from Voltron Legendary Defender, the new series in the fan-favorite franchise that’s coming to Netflix thanks to DreamWorks Animation. The show debuts on Netflix in its 11-episode entirety on June 10th, including its hour-long premiere, “The Rise of Voltron.” You can check out my review of that origin story here, but the short version is that it’s definitely worth a watch.
Before we dig into the new images, let’s get acquainted with the all-star cast, their characters, and most importantly, their lions:
- Princess Allura – Kimberly Brooks (Ben 10: Omniverse, Justice League: War)
- Coran – Rhys Darby (What We Do in the Shadows, Flight of the Concords)
- Shiro, Black Lion – Josh Keaton (Green Lantern: The Animated Series, Transformers Prime)
- Hunk, Yellow Lion – Tyler Labine (Reaper, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil)
- Lance, Blue Lion – Jeremy Shada (Finn in Adventure Time, Batman: The Brave and the Bold)
- Pidge, Green Lion – Bex Taylor-Klaus (Arrow, Scream: The Series, iZombie)
- Keith, Red Lion – Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead, The Legend of Korra)
- Emperor Zarkon – Neil Kaplan (Transformers: Robots in Disguise)
- Haggar – Cree Summer (Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Dawn of the Croods)
Now, as promised, here are our exclusive images, followed by more new images, clips, the series’ synopsis and lots more looks at the title team. They can be considered spoilery since they reveal some moments and information found further along in the series so if that bothers you, it’s best to avoid until after you’ve binged:
As promised, here are two new clips and more images from the upcoming series, Voltron Legendary Defender:
“Finding the Blue Lion”
And here are some cool character cards describing the cast of characters in a bit more detail:
Here’s the official synopsis of Voltron Legendary Defender:
The Netflix original series DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender reimagines one of the most popular fan-favorite shows of all time in this all-new comedic action-packed show from executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos (The Legend of Korra, Avatar: The Last Airbender) and co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery (The Legend of Korra).
Five unsuspecting teenagers, transported from Earth into the middle of a sprawling intergalactic war, become pilots for five robotic lions in the battle to protect the universe from evil. Only through the true power of teamwork can they unite to form the mighty warrior known as Voltron.
The series will be available to Netflix members in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, the Nordics, Benelux, France and DACH beginning June 10.