Carmen Sandiego (2019 TV series)


Carmen Sandiego is an upcoming Netflix animated educational series that is based on the media franchise of the same name . It was created through a partnership between Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and DHX, and will contain a “serialized look at Carmen’s back story that is told from her perspective”. [1] Serving as an origin story for the titular crimson-wearing international master thief , it will be the fourth television show in the franchising partner after the PBS game shows World and Time , and theFOX animated series Earth .

History

On April 14, 2017, Hollywood insider information site The Tracking Board reported that they had exclusively learned of an animated Carmen Sandiego project at Netflix, that Gina Rodriguez as the voice of the titular character. The site reported that the 20-episode series would like to be “as educational as it is entertaining”, in keeping with the style of the franchise. [2] It was later confirmed que le series will be called Expired Carmen Sandiego . Kate McKinnon-led revival of the Magic School Bus . [3] [4] Carmen Sandiego was the first to appear before the audience. [5] On April 18 and 19, the news began, which was confirmed that Netflix had rebooted the franchise on TV by ordering twenty 22-minute episodes of Carmen Sandiego , which is set to premiere in 2019 And with Gina Rodriguez in the starring role. Rotoscopers noted that this was “more than most Netflix Originals receive”. [6] The Hollywood Reporter Noted That Rita Moreno, Who played Carmen in the 90’s animated TV series Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego ?, Recently starred alongside Rodriguez in Jane the Virgin. The new series was described as having “thrilling adventure and intrigue”, while offering an “intimate look into Carmen’s past” and what inspired her career choices, essentially answering the question: “Who in the world is Carmen Sandiego”, while simultaneously Following her on her thieving escapades. [7]

The show’s co-executive producer and showrunner is Duane Capizzi , while CJ Kettler serves as executive producer. Caroline Fraser is another executive producer, while Kevin Dart serves as visual designer. The chromosphere animation studio is DHX Media .; [7] this company is the successor to DIC Entertainment , who provided animation for Earth . [8] The series is produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, who own the rights to the franchise after their corporate predecessor Riverdeep acquired the property in 2002. [7] [9] The Hollywood Reporter wrote that the series followed in the wake of Bill Nye Saves the World and Julie’s Greenroom . [7] Finn Wolfhard is a Carmen’s chief accomplice and friend. [10] Another character called “Player” was featured in Where is Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? , But this character was a fourth-action action boy who booked the show and interacted with Carmen, implied to be the player of a video game featuring her. E Carmen Sandiego “. [11] [7] Finn Wolfhard is a Carmen’s chief accomplice and friend. [10] Another character called “Player” was featured in Where is Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? , But this character was a fourth-action action boy who booked the show and interacted with Carmen, implied to be the player of a video game featuring her. E Carmen Sandiego “. [11] [7] Finn Wolfhard is a Carmen’s chief accomplice and friend. [10] Another character called “Player” was featured in Where is Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? , But this character was a fourth-action action boy who booked the show and interacted with Carmen, implied to be the player of a video game featuring her. E Carmen Sandiego “. [11] Was featured in Where Is Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? , But this character was a fourth-action action boy who booked the show and interacted with Carmen, implied to be the player of a video game featuring her. E Carmen Sandiego “. [11] Was featured in Where Is Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? , But this character was a fourth-action action boy who booked the show and interacted with Carmen, implied to be the player of a video game featuring her. E Carmen Sandiego “. [11]

Rodriguez , who had first learned about the series through the PBS gameshow Where is Carmen Sandiego? , Asserted that the new Carmen Sandeigo original series was “tight”, “well written”, “really, really good”, and “unbelievable”. She mentioned that Netflix had a home for great programming and that the show had partnered with talented illustrators. She added that despite being entertaining, the show would still provide geographic and historical education. [12]

Andy Yeatman, Netflix director of global children’s content, noted “We think there’s a great benefit to having a program that parents remember fondly and grew up with. Carmen Sandiego was one of the most beautiful women in the world, and she was one of the most successful women in the world. Responded to the fact That this is not a show That is perenially rebooted (The Last Carmen Sandiego series ended 20 years before this series is due to the first), and That There are interesting ways to retell the story. [1]

Critical reception

Pre-release

The Carmen Sandiego franchise to the small screen. TVShowsOnDVD wrote “It’s awesome to see this franchise return to television”. [13] The Rolling Stone of the TV series’ origin story subject matter. [14] Commenting “children of the 90’s rejoice”, Maxim suggested that the Netflix enlist the talent of the world game show theme song performers Rockapella to provide music for the show. [15] ScreenRant noted that ”

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