Watch Maya and Acat, the goddess of Tattoos, battle it out on the way to the magical land of wizards in a sneak peek from Jorge R. Gutiérrez’s highly anticipated 9-chapter tale of a Mesoamerican-inspired warrior princess on an epic quest to save humanity from the vengeful gods of the underworld; series premieres October 22.
Netflix has released an action-packed new clip from the upcoming Maya and the Three – an animated event told in 9 Chapters. The CGI animated series is the first production under the streamer's original content development partnership with the Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated animator, painter, writer, and director, Jorge R. Gutiérrez (The Book of Life, El Tigre), and his production company Mexopolis. The creator’s highly anticipated inaugural Netflix project premieres October 22.
The story is set in a fantastical world, where magic turns the world and four kingdoms rule the lands, a brave and rebellious warrior princess named Maya is about to celebrate her fifteenth birthday and coronation. But everything changes when the gods of the underworld arrive and announce that Maya's life is forfeit to the God of War — a price she must pay for her family's secret past. If Maya refuses, the whole world will suffer the gods’ vengeance. To save her beloved family, her friends, and her own life, Maya embarks on a thrilling quest to fulfill an ancient prophecy that foretells the coming of three great warriors who will help her defeat the gods and save humankind.
In the exciting new sneak peek, Maya (Zoe Saldaña) and Acat, the Goddess of Tattoos (Chelsea Rendon) battle on the way to Luna Island, the magical land of wizards. And make sure to check out the new “Meet the Gods” trading cards Netflix has shared (shown below) as well.
Maya and the Three stars Zoe Saldaña as Princess Maya; Gabriel Iglesias as Picchu; Allen Maldonado as Rico; Stephanie Beatriz as Chimi; Diego Luna as Zatz; Gael García Bernal as The Jaguar Triplets; Alfred Molina as the God of War; Kate del Castillo as the Goddess of Death; Danny Trejo as the God of Earthquakes; Cheech Marin as the Gods of Wind & Storm; Rosie Perez as the Goddess of Gators; Queen Latifah as Gran Bruja; Wyclef Jean as Gran Brujo; Jorge R. Gutiérrez as King Teca; Sandra Equihua as Queen Teca; Isabela Merced as the Widow Queen; Chelsea Rendon as the Goddess of Tattoos; Joaquín Cosío as the God of Bats; Carlos Alazraqui as the God of Dark Magic; Eric Bauza as the God of Jungle Animals; and Rita Moreno as Ah Puch.
The 9-part series is created, directed and executive produced by Gutiérrez. Tim Yoon serves as producer with Silvia Olivas and Jeff Ranjo serving as co-executive producers. Writers include Gutiérrez, Silvia Olivas, Doug Langdale and Candie Kelty Langdale with Jeff Ranjo as head of story. The music is by Tim Davies with original themes by Gustavo Santaolalla.