Next for Netflix: Original Kids Cartoon

Turbo: FAST to be a spinoff of DreamWork's movie Turbo
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 12, 2013 11:30 AM CST
Next for Netflix: Original Kids Cartoon
DreamWorks Animation's 3D feature film Turbo will get a TV spinoff, coming straight to Netflix in December.   (PRNewsFoto/Netflix, Inc.)

Netflix is winning plenty of praise for original series like House of Cards, and now the subscription service is setting the bar a little lower—say, about three feet high. It's teaming up with DreamWorks Animation to create a kids cartoon series, reports the AP. The story of a super-quick snail, Turbo: FAST will make its debut in December, following the July release of the Turbo movie, based on the same characters. The move comes just two months after Netflix announced a big deal with Disney that starts in 2016. (Read more Netflix stories.)

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