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Jennifer Garner Returns for More of Genius Brands’ ‘Llama Llama’

Netflix announces second season, two specials based on best-selling book series by Anna Dewdney.

Jennifer Garner returns to voice Mama Llama for the second season of Genius Brands International and Netflix’s ‘Llama Llama’ preschool series.

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. -- Genius Brands International announced Netflix has greenlit production of season two of the animated preschool series Llama Llama, with Jennifer Garner returning in the lead role as Mama Llama.

Season one debuted worldwide in 20 languages on Netflix in January. Now in production on season two, Genius Brands and Netflix also announced development of two 30-minute Llama Llama specials, including one for Mother’s Day.

Season two of Llama Llama also features an all-star team of award-winning producers, including Jane Startz (Ella Enchanted, Tuck Everlasting, The Indian In The Cupboard, The Magic School Bus series), Andy Heyward (Inspector Gadget, The Real Ghostbusters, Strawberry Shortcake, Madeline, Carmen Sandiego) and Reed Duncan. Emmy Award-winning writer Joe Purdy serves (Arthur, Hey Arnold!) serves as the head writer and legendary Disney alumnus Ruben Aquino (Frozen, The Lion King, Aladdin, Mulan) as art director for the series.

Based on the award-winning and bestselling book series by celebrated author and illustrator Anna Dewdney, the preschool series is about first childhood experiences and adventures, as well as the special connections between the lead character, Llama, his Mama and his grandparents. Llama Llama tells heart-warming tales of life in a safe, friendly town seen through the eyes of Llama as he interacts with the amazing world around him.

Source: Genius Brands International

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