Netflix will distribute two seasons of Johnny Test, the animated Canadian cartoon series. A new interactive special is also planned for release in 2021. These new episodes will air under the Netflix Original banner.
This report is from KidScreen. A press release confirms that Netflix will release two seasons of Johnny Test, each with 40 episodes.
This animated series tells the story of an eleven-year old boy who challenges boundaries with his dog, and brilliant sisters who take part in innovative experiments and other adventures.
Johnny Test, a WildBrain product, has been featured on several networks throughout the years. It’s featured on The CW but its more permanent home was Cartoon Network. In recent years, the series has been getting new content releases in the form of shorts on the show’s YouTube channel.
The interactive special will follow in the footsteps of the likes of Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Carmen Sandiego, Captain Underpants in providing an interactive story with Netflix’s unique storytelling feature. It’s set to be 66 minutes in length.
Kidscreen claims that the interactive new special will focus on Johnny's attempt to get home in time for dinner.
For the first time in the show’s history, it will be animated in 4K resolution.
James Arnold Taylor, Trevor Duvall and Scott Fellows are back to reprise their roles. Scott Fellows will be once more the showrunner.
The first episode is expected to be released in 2021.
Netflix will stream all previous seasons in addition to new Johnny Test content. Netflix has the title worldwide, but some countries, like the United Kingdom have only access to season 1-3. It’s believed the remaining seasons will arrive in these regions as part of the renewed deal.
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