Premiere Date, Trailer, Actors, News
Be on the lookout for another fun and educational animated series to watch with the kids! Maya and the Three premieres on Netflix this fall, the streaming service announced on Tuesday. The TV miniseries follows a warrior princess who embarks on an epic quest to defeat vengeful gods in order to save her family and humanity.
Maya and the Three Takes place in a fantasy world
Maya and the Three, rated TV-Y7, is filled with mythical legends that promise to provide you and your family on a magical adventure (and education) in America’s early native cultures. According to Deadline, the limited series is a mix of “Aztec, Mayan and Inca mythology, and today’s Caribbean culture.
guardians of the galaxy Star Zoe Saldaña plays Princess Maya, a Mesoamerican warrior princess who is about to celebrate her 15th birthday and coronation. But on her special day, the princess learns that she has to pay for her family’s secret past by surrendering to the god of war, played by Alfred Molina. If she refused, the gods of the underworld would destroy the world. Maya therefore goes in search of three warriors to help her defeat the gods and save all of humanity.
As for these vengeful gods, they are made up of a star cast that includes Kate del Castillo as the Goddess of Death, Cheech Marin as the Wind and Storm Gods, Rosie Perez as the Alligator Goddess and Danny Trejo as the god of earthquakes and the like.
“The goddess of tattoos is not someone you want to play with, trust me”, actress Chelsea Rendon tweeted, who plays the goddess in the series.
Hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean and Golden Globe and BET Lifetime Achievement Award-winning actress and artist Queen Latifah are the Gran Brujo and Gran Bruja, who are wizards in Mexican and Spanish culture.
“I could not be prouder to introduce to all of you Maya, our warrior princess Teca”, creator Jorge R. Gutiérrez tweeted, who also created The book of life.He continued with, ‘What a time to be alive !!!’
The trailer looks amazing
Netflix dropped the first teaser for Maya and the Three August 24. We see Maya showing off her talents as a warrior princess and the beautiful colorful animation that awaits her.
Maya and the Three Will be presented this fall
Although a specific version has yet to be announced, we do know that Maya and the three will be released on Netflix this fall.