Netflix’s late 2021 line-up is getting stronger by the day, and with the announcement that the incredible and beautifully animated miniseries Maya and the Three is arriving this October, it has us all kinds of excited. Featuring an incredible lineup of Latin-American voice actors, alongside some of the best animation we’ve seen in 2021, you won’t want to miss Maya and the Three on Netflix.
Maya and the Three is an upcoming Netflix Original animated miniseries directed and created by Jorge R. Gutiérrez. Maya and The Three is a fascinating blend of Aztec and Maya mythology and modern-day Caribbean culture.
Tangent Animation and Mexoplis handled the production of this animated series.
Netflix announced Friday 22 October 2021 that Maya and the Three would be streaming on Netflix.
Netflix has provided the synopsis of Maya and the Three:
In a fantastical world, where magic turns the world and four kingdoms rule the lands, a brave and rebellious warrior princess named Maya is about to celebrate her fifteenth birthday and coronation. But everything changes when the gods of the underworld arrive and announce that Maya’s life is forfeit to the God of War a price she must pay for her family’s secret past. If Maya refuses, the whole world will suffer the gods’ vengeance. To save her beloved family, her friends, and her own life, Maya embarks on a thrilling quest to fulfill an ancient prophecy that foretells the coming of three great warriors who will help her defeat the gods and save humankind.
Maya and the Three will feature an all-star ensemble, with some of Hollywood’s most famous Latino voices.
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|Maya||Zoe Saldana||Avatar | Star Trek | Guardians of the Galaxy|
|Widow Queen||Isabela Merced||Transformers: The Last Knight | Instant Family | Dora and the Lost City of Gold|
|Chimi||Stephanie Beatriz||Brooklyn Nine-Nine | Short Term 12 | The LEGO Movie 2|
|God of Earthquakes||Danny Trejo||Machete | From Dusk Till Dawn | Machete Kills|
|The Jaguar Triplets||Gael Garcia Bernal||Mozart in the Jungle | Y Tu Mamá También | The Motorcycles Diaries|
|Lord Mictlan||Alfred Molina||Spider-Man 2 | Frida | Boogie Nights|
|God of Bats||Joaquin Cosio||Quantum of Solace | Hell | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse|
|Zatz||Diego Luna||Rogue One | The Book of Life | Narcos: Mexico|
|Goddess of Gators||Rosie Perez||White Men Can’t Jump | Fearless | Birds of Prey|
|Gran Bruja||Queen Latifah||Hairspray | Chicago | Bringing Down the House|
|Ah Puch||Rita Moreno||West Side Story | Oz | The King and I|
|Lady Micte||Kate del Castillo||The Book of Life | Under the Same Moon | The 33|
|God of Storm / God of Wind||Cheech Marin||Born in East L.A. | Tin Cup | Up in Smoke|
|Picchu||Gabriel Iglesias||Magic Mike XXL | Ferdinand | The Nut Job|
|Rico||Allen Maldonado||Sneakerheads | The Last O.G. | Black-ish|
|God of Dark Magic||Carlos Alazraqui||The Fairly OddParents | Planes | Happy Feet|
|God of Jungle Animals||Eric Bauza||Space Jam: A New Legacy | Transformers: Robots in Disguise | Ducktales|
|Goddess of Tattoos||Chelsea Rendon||Bright | McFarland | Vida|
|Barbarian Princess||Carolina Ravassa||The Affair | Overwatch | Mr. Robot|
|Gran Brujo||Wyclef Jean||Be Cool | Nashville | Dirty|
|TBA||Jorge R. Gutiérrez||Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles | Elena of Avalor | The Book of Life|
|Coralia||Hailey Hermida||Elena of Avalor | Anonymous Killers | Klaus|
The miniseries will have nine episodes, it has been confirmed.
Runtimes haven’t been confirmed but we’d expect each episode to have a runtime between 23 and 30 minutes.
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