Wolfboy, Puppy Place, Get Rolling with Otis: Apple TV+ Launching Kids Series This Fall (Watch)

    Apple TV+ is adding to its line-up of series for kids with three new additions joining its current line-up. Wolfboy and the Everything Factory, Puppy Place, and Get Rolling with Otis will all arrive this fall. A trailer for Wolfboy and the Everything Factory from Joseph Gordon-Levitt has also been released.

    “Apple TV+ today announced an expanded lineup of series for kids and families that will premiere this fall alongside its award-winning slate, including Wolfboy and the Everything Factory, a new animated adventure series from creators Toff Mazery and Edward Jesse, executive producers Joseph Gordon-Levitt, HITRECORD, Emmy Award-winning Bento Box Entertainment and Michael Ryan, premiering on Apple TV+ Friday, September 24; Get Rolling With Otis, a series from 9 Story and Brown Bag Films based on the popular books by Penguin Random House, which follows the adventures of a little tractor with a big heart, debuting Friday, October 8; and Puppy Place, an adorable live-action scripted series about the search for fur-ever homes based on the Scholastic best-selling book series, which bows Friday, October 15.

    The newly announced series will premiere globally on Apple TV+ alongside series and films from some of today’s most trusted franchises in kids and family programming, including Daytime Emmy Award-winning Ghostwriter and Helpsters from Sesame Workshop; Academy Award-nominated animated film “Wolfwalkers”; Daytime Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Special Class Daytime Animated Program, Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth; new series from Peanuts and WildBrain, including The Snoopy Show; as well as upcoming series Fraggle Rock and Harriet the Spy from The Jim Henson Company; and Jane, a new mission-driven series from J.J. Johnson, Sinking Ship Entertainment and the Jane Goodall Institute.

    Wolfboy and the Everything Factory

    Inspired by the work of visual artist Toff “Wirrow” Mazery, co-created by Emmy Award winner Edward Jesse (HITRECORD’s “Create Together”), developed by Emmy winner Michael Ryan (“All Hail King Julien,” “Kung Fu Panda”), and executive produced by Emmy winner Joseph Gordon-Levitt (“Mr. Corman”), HITRECORD and FOX Entertainment’s Bento Box Entertainment, the 10-episode animated epic “Wolfboy and the Everything Factory” follows Wolfboy (voiced by Kassian Akhtar), an imaginative oddball who discovers a strange realm at the centre of the earth where fantastical beings called Sprytes create things for the natural world on the surface — clouds, trees, rabbits, dreams, hiccups, memories, time… everything! With his newfound Spryte friends, Wolfboy learns that not only can he use the creative energy of the Everything Factory to make his wild imagination come to life, but that he is destined to play a central role in an age-old battle between the forces of creation and destruction. Wolfboy soon comes to realize that being different is what makes him special — and ultimately, that it’s the oddballs and dreamers who change the world.

    Wolfboy and the Everything Factory follows an imaginative oddball who discovers a strange realm with fantastical beings called Sprytes.

    In addition to young newcomer Akhtar as the titular Wolfboy, the series is voiced by Critics’ Choice Award nominee Archie Yates (“Jojo Rabbit”), who portrays Sprout, Lilly Williams as Xandra, Cristina Milizia (“DC Superhero Girls”) as Floof, and Gordon-Levitt voicing Professor Luxcraft. The series is peppered with a number of special performances, including Juno Temple (Ted Lasso) and Gordon-Levitt’s former 3rd Rock from the Sun castmate, stage and screen legend John Lithgow.

    Creators Mazery and Jesse are joined by showrunner Ryan as writers and executive producers, while HITRECORD founder Gordon-Levitt, Emmy winner Jared Geller (HITRECORD’s “Create Together”) and Emmy winners and Bento Box co-founders Scott Greenberg and Joel Kuwahara (Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons) also executive produce.”

    All 10 episodes of the first season of Wolfboy and the Everything Factory will premiere Friday, September 24, on Apple TV+.

    Get Rolling With Otis

    Based on the Penguin Random House book series by Loren Long, “Get Rolling With Otis” will premiere globally on Apple TV+ Friday, October 8. This animated adventure series from 9 Story Media Group and Brown Bag Films welcomes young viewers to Long Hill Dairy Farm, home to Otis the tractor and all his friends. Otis may be little, but he has a big heart. Whenever he sees a friend in need, he hits the brakes asks how they’re feeling, and rolls into action to help! The series is executive produced by Vince Commisso, Wendy Harris, author Long, Darragh O’Connell, Jane Startz and Angela C. Santomero.”

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