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Apple TV+ Drops Trailer for ‘Stillwater’ Preschool Animated Series

Based on Joh J Muth’s ‘Zen Shorts’ children’s books series, the show follows a wise panda who helps his young friends gain new perspective on the world around them; series premieres December 4.

Apple has released the official trailer for Stillwater, a new 3D animated preschool series based on Jon J Muth's children's book series, “Zen Shorts.” The new series will premiere globally December 4, exclusively on Apple TV+.

Stillwater tells the story of siblings Karl, Addy, and Michael, who have a special next-door neighbor: a wise panda named Stillwater. His friendship and stories give them new perspectives on the world, themselves, and each other helping to open their eyes to the quiet wonders of the world around them.

The voice cast includes James Sie in the role of “Stillwater” (Jackie Chan Adventures, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Avatar: The Last Airbender); Judah Mackey as “Karl” (The Young and the Restless, The Morning Show); Eva Binder as “Addy” (Grey's Anatomy, All Rise, Imaginary Lines); Tucker Chandler as “Michael” (Madagascar: A Little Wild, I Lost My Body, Samsam).

The series is executive produced by Rob Hoegee, Sidonie Dumas, Christophe Riandee, Nicolas Atlan, Terry Kalagian, Iole Lucchese, Caitlin Friedman and Jef Kaminsky, and directed by Jun Falkenstein, Amber Tornquist Hollinger, Roy Burdine and Gary Hartle. Hoegee serves as writer alongside Craig Lewis, Denise Downer, Lisa Kettle, Amy Wolfram, Sindy McKay, A.J. Marchisello, and Tanner Marchisello.

The theme song for Stillwater, entitled “Never Ending Dream,” was written and composed by singer, songwriter, producer, and instrumentalist Kishi Bashi, and will be released on Apple Music on November 13 and wide on December 4. Kishi Bashi also composed the series’ score with fellow composer Toby Chu.

Source: Apple TV+