DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants premieres on Netflix July 13
Get ready for a world of pranks, super villains, and your favorite underwear-wielding superhero in the Netflix original series DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants premiering July 13. George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two best buds who share a love of comic books and practical jokes – and a strong dislike for their cranky, fun-hating school principal, Mr. Krupp. When their over-the-top pranks get out of hand, the boys unleash their creative superpowers by transforming Krupp into the bumbling, briefs-baring superhero, Captain Underpants! The future of Jerome Horwitz Elementary is always in jeopardy, and it’s up to two prank-loving fourth graders and one goofy caped crusader to save it. What could possibly go wrong?
From Peabody Award and Emmy-winning executive producer Peter Hastings, the series is based on the epic novels by Dav Pilkey that have sold more than 70 million copies worldwide. Pilkey himself has praised the show saying “I binge-watched all of the episodes in one afternoon…I couldn’t help myself. Peter Hastings has totally captured the craziness and heart of the Captain Underpants multiverse and I hope everybody will love the show as much as I do. Kids have asked for more Captain Underpants books for years, and to me it feels like we are getting brand-new books— except they’re animated!
DreamWorks The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants stars both established and emerging voice talent including Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings, “Stranger Things”, The Goonies) as the series’ narrator, Nat Faxon (“Ben and Kate”, “Married”) as Captain Underpants/Mr. Krupp, as well as young actors Jay Gragnani and Ramone Hamilton who voice best pals, George Beard and Harold Hutchins. The lively cast comes together to bring Pilkey’s classic, fun-filled creation to life. Below is a link to both opening credits and artwork for the release.
DREAMWORKS THE EPIC TALES OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS
From Executive Producer Peter Hastings
Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings, “Stranger Things”) as The Narrator
Nat Faxon (“Ben and Kate”, “Married”) as Captain Underpants/Mr. Krupp
Jay Gragnani (“Bubble Guppies”) as George Beard
Ramone Hamilton (“Will & Grace”) as Harold Hutchins
David Koechner (Anchorman) as Mr. Meaner
Tress MacNeille (“The Simpsons”, “VeggieTales in the House”) as Ms. Hurd
Laraine Newman (“DreamWorks Trollhunters”)as Ms. Tara Ribble
Stephen Root (“Barry”, “King of the Hill”) as Mr. Morty Fyde
Jorge Diaz (“Elena of Avalor”) as Melvin Sneedly
Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers) as Melvin’s mom
Erica Lutrell (“Salvation”, “Steven Universe”) as Erica Wang
Dayci Brookshire (“Home Adventures with Tip & Oh”) as Jessica Gordon
Evan Kishiyama (“Mickey and the Roadster Racers”) as Steve “Gooch” Yamaguchi
About DreamWorks Animation Television:
DreamWorks Animation Television is one of the world’s leading producers of high-quality, animated family programming, reaching consumers in more than 190 countries. Creating a diverse array of original content in a variety of formats and delivering deep, fully immersive worlds served up with compelling characters, the prolific studio has garnered 22 Emmy Awards since inception in 2013 and is home to such beloved series as Trollhunters, Spirit Riding Free, Trolls: The Beat Goes On!, The Boss Baby: Back in Business, Voltron Legendary Defender, Home Adventures with Tip & Oh, Dragons Race to the Edge, All Hail King Julien and The Adventures of Puss in Boots. DreamWorks is a division of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group within NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.