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FIRST LOOK: Netflix Sets ‘Carmen Sandiego’ Reboot for January 18

Upcoming reboot of the classic animated series features art direction by Kevin Dart, with the animation provided by Chromosphere.

Featuring the voice talents of Gina Rodriguez in the title role and Finn Wolfhard as Player, Carmen’s chief accomplice and friend, Carmen Sandiego debuts on Netflix on Friday, January 18.

Netflix has announced a premiere date for its upcoming reboot of the classic animated series Carmen Sandiego. Featuring the voice talents of Jane the Virgin‘s Gina Rodriguez in the title role, Carmen Sandiego debuts on the streaming service on Friday, January 18.

Produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, with animation provided by Chromosphere, the new Carmen Sandiego features not only a new crop of international capers packed but will look into Carmen’s past to tell who she is and why she became a super thief. Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things) voices Player, Carmen’s chief accomplice and friend.

Written by showrunner and head writer Duane Capizzi and produced by Caroline Fraser, Carmen Sandiego features art direction by Kevin Dart. The story editor is May Chan.

Carmen Sandiego made her debut in a 1980s computer game franchise Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? and probably is best known for the Greg Lee-hosted game show that aired on PBS from 1991-1995. The animated series ran from 1994 to 1999 on Fox Kids.

Check out the announcement and key art below:

Source: Netflix

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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