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The New Voltron Cartoon on Netflix Is Being Headed Up by Legend of Korra Alums

Netflixs animated Voltron reboot just took a step in the right directon. Lauren Montgomery and Joaquim Dos Santos have been named as the showrunners for Voltron: Legendary Defender , both known for their work on Avatar: The Last Airbender and its sequel, The Legend of Korra .   Read More...     //feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/VD4mr_DfRiU/the-new-voltron-cartoon-is-being-headed-up-by-legend-of-1764359651

That Voltron Movie Reboot Is a Netflix TV Series Reboot Now

The instant DreamWorks Animation acquired Classic Medias stable of animated properties in 2013, it started talking about a Voltron reboot. Given the decade(!) of talk about a live-action Voltron movie, most people generally assumed DreamWorks would also be making a film. Apparently not!   Read More...     //feeds.gawker.com/~r/io9/full/~3/4B4TT68wBvc/that-voltron-movie-reboot-is-a-netflix-tv-series-reboot-1751111236

Comic-Con: Voltron and Robotech Form Up at Dynamite

Between IDW's rebooted takes on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and G.I. Joe and DC's recent revival of Masters of the Universe, '80s nostalgia is alive and thriving in the comics industry. And with their wide assortment of licensed properties, Dynamite Entertainment is no stranger to the '80s either. In 2011 they acquired the Voltron license and debuted two new comics starring the giant robot defender and the five pilots who control him. READ MORE...

‘Voltron’ Makes Its Comic-Con Debut

This year’s Comic-Con featured the first ever "Voltron: Defender of the Universe" panel and it was a five-cat assault of complete fan-encirclement, ranging from a new line of Mattel toys, comics and a video game to a new movie. The "Voltron Resurgent" panel was held Thursday, July 21 at the Indigo Ballroom on the nearby Bayfront Hilton Hotel. //blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2011/07/22/voltron/?mod=WSJBlog

'Voltron Force' premieres in June with new theme song by Swizz Beatz

Fans of the "Voltron" franchise who have been waiting for the Nicktoons animated remake of the popular eighties cartoon will be very excited to hear that the series now has a premiere date.Zap2it has learned exclusively that "Voltron Force" will premiere on Thursday, June 16 on Nickelodeon. And that's not all we have learned. It appears that Grammy-winning hip-hop artist, Swizz Beatz, pictured left in the studio, has recorded the remake's theme song, which will make its debut in a promo running on Monday, April 18.Previously scheduled for a 2010 premiere, fans have been waiting for the remake with anticipation. Art from the new iteration was released in March and fans were happy to see that it doesn't stray too far from the original in its style."Voltron: Defender of the Universe," the original series adapted from Japanese animation, was an instant hit among viewers in the mid-eighties and was followed by huge merchandising sales. Its five characters each... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/04/voltron-force-premieres-in-june-with-new-theme-song-by-swizz-beatz.html

VOLTRON Scraps Big Screen Plans; Will Relaunch on Nicktoons as VOLTRON FORCE

Rather than make the leap straight to the big screen, the popular 80s cartoon Voltron will be launching a new animated series along with a new toy line. Variety reports that starting next year, Nicktoons will air 26 half-hour episodes of Voltron Force, which will still be about five space explorers who pilot robotic lions that combine to form Voltron, an invincible guardian sworn to defend the Universe. According to Variety, the series will remain faithful to the old show, while introducing new recruits to fight alongside the original characters.” Naturally, you can expect new toys to accompany the new series. To Read More Click Here .