Spirit Riding Free


Spirit Riding is an animated series based on the 2002 Oscar- nominated film, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron . The series is produced by DreamWorks Animation Television and distributed by Netflix . [5] Six episodes of the first season premiered on May 5, 2017. [3]

Plot

In the small town of Miradero, Oregon, a 12-year-old [2] girl named Lucky, who had recently relocated from the city, named Wild Spirit. Spirit, (the offspring of the main protagonists from Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron , Spirit and Rain), is caught by wranglers and brought to be “broken” in Miradeo. Lucky gradually bonds with the stallion, and breaks him free. Lucky also meets two other girls, Prudence and Abigail, who both own horses, Chica Linda, a palomino, and Boomerang, a paint horse. They embark on everyday adventures across the land.

Cast

  • Amber Frank as Fortuna “Lucky” Esperanza Navarro Prescott [2]
  • Sydney Park as Pru Granger [2]
  • Bailey Gambertoglio as Abigail Stone [2]
  • Darcy Rose Byrnes as Maricela [2]
  • Nolan North as Jim Prescott [2]
  • Kari Wahlgren as Aunt Cora [2]
  • Jeff Bennett as Mesteneros
  • Tiya Sircar as Miss Flores

Episodes

No. title Directed by Written by Original release date
1 “Pilot” Joshua Taback Aury Wallington May 5, 2017
After Lucky Prescott arrives in Miradeo, she struggles to fit in, but not before befriending a wild stallion, Spirit, who has been wrangled for taming.
2 “Lucky and the Treacherous Trail” Joshua Taback Aury Wallington May 5, 2017
Lucky persuades Pru Granger to teach her the basics of riding a horse so she can and Spirit can participate in the Saddle Club race.
3 “Lucky and the Mysterious Map” Beth Sleven Aury Wallington May 5, 2017
Lucky decodes her father’s treasure map whilst camping, sneaking off with Pru, Abigail and Spirit to find the treasure.
4 “Lucky and the Competition Conundrum” Joshua Taback Katherine Nolfi May 5, 2017
Lucky and Maricela Lucky Student of the Month, pitting themselves against Pru and Abigail.
5 “Lucky and the Appaloosa Adventure” Beth Sleven Robert Taylor May 5, 2017
Lucky and Turo Lucky and Turo Lucky and Turo Lucky and Turo
6 “Lucky and the Not-So-Secret Surprise” Julia “Fitzy” Fitzmaurice Nancy Cohen May 5, 2017
Lucky has Abigail help her plan Pru the best surprise birthday ever, but she eventually gets upset and things become a disaster.

References

  1. Jump up^ Nashid, Naureen (March 30, 2017). “Interview with Kari Kimmel” . Teal Magazine . Retrieved May 27, 2017 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:h Milligan, Mercedes (April 18, 2017). “Trailer: DreamWorks” Spirit Riding Free “Races to Netflix” . Animation Magazine . Retrieved May 27, 2017 .
  3. ^ Jump up to:b Amidi, Amid (April 19, 2017). “TRAILER: ‘Spirit Riding Free’ Takes The Dreamworks Franchise In A New Direction” . Cartoon Brew . Retrieved May 27, 2017 .
  4. Jump up^ McLean, Tom (April 30, 2017). “Perfect Match” . Animation Magazine . Retrieved May 27, 2017 .
  5. Jump up^ Steinberg, Brian (June 16, 2016). “Netflix Readies Animated ‘Spy Kids,’ ‘Llama Llama’ Series (EXCLUSIVE)” . Variety . Retrieved June 18, 2016 .

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