DreamWorks Animation Television unveiled a new look at its TV series Dawn of the Croods, based on the 2013 CG feature The Croods, directed by Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders.The series will premiere December 24 worldwide on Netflix. The show deals with contemporary problems through the eyes of the Croods family, which is experiencing them for the first time in life’s history. These problems, according to the press release, include school, a sugar rush, and eye rolls.
The film’s original voice cast did not return for the series; the new cast includes Dan Milano, Cree Summer, and Stephanie Lemelin, as well as Saturday Night Live alumni Chris Parnell, Ana Gasteyer, and Laraine Newman. The series was animated in Toon Boom Harmony out of Vancouver’s Bardel Entertainment [see update below], and exec produced by Brendan Hay (Robot Chicken, The Mighty B!, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart).