Genius Brands International, Inc. announced that season two of the animated preschool se-ries Llama Llama will launch on Netflix on November 15, 2019, with Jennifer Garner returning in the lead role as Mama Llama.
Garner said, “Llama Llama is beloved in my home and has a special place in my heart. Working on this beautiful series has been an honor, and…it’s time to share season two! More fun and more heartwarming tales ahead for Mama Llama and her little Llama — I can’t wait for everyone to have a Llama Llama Day with Season Two, on Netflix!”
Season one of Llama Llama, currently available on Netflix, also starring Garner, debuted worldwide in 20 different languages on Netflix in January 2018.
Season two of Llama Llama also features a team of award-winning producers, including Jane Startz (Ella Enchanted, Tuck Everlasting, The Indian In The Cupboard, The Magic School Bus series), Andy Heyward (Inspector Gadget, The Real Ghostbusters, Strawberry Shortcake, Madeline, Carmen Sandiego) and Reed Duncan. Emmy Award-winning writer Joe Purdy (Arthur, Hey Arnold!) serves as the head writer and Disney alum Ruben Aquino (Frozen, The Lion King, Aladdin, Mulan) as art director for the series.
Andy Heyward, Chairman & CEO, Genius Brands, noted, “We are thrilled to share the delivery of season two of Llama Llama and the upcoming premiere in November, which was accomplished through the support of Netflix and our creative team. This is a major milestone that further reinforces both the success and longevity of a brand poised to become an evergreen property. We are leveraging the growing popularity of Llama Llama among both children and parents by accelerating our product and merchandising strategy with tier one retailers and manufacturers around the world, which, in turn, should help drive both revenue and enhanced profitability as these SKUs hit the market.”
Based on the award-winning and bestselling book series by author and illustrator Anna Dewdney, the preschool series is about first childhood experiences and adventures, as well as the special connections between the lead character, Llama, his Mama, and his grandparents. Llama Llama tells tales of life in a safe, friendly town seen through the eyes of Llama as he interacts with the world around him.