NICKELODEON AND MATTEL RELEASES A LOOK AND KEY ARTS FOR “MONSTER HIGH,” THE ALL-NEW ANIMATED SERIES PREMIERE FRIDAY OCTOBER. 28
Ken Marino, Felicia Day, Valeria Rodriquez, Scott Menville, Cole Massie, Victoria T Washington, Jordan R. Coleman and Krystina Alabado join the cast of the original series
BURBANK, Calif. – September 26, 2022 – Nickelodeon and Mattel today unveiled a preview clip and official key art from the original Monster High animated series, which will premiere in the United States on Friday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. The comedy-adventure series following famous monster teens will also debut in Canada, the UK and Australia later this year on Nickelodeon and Paramount+, and in other international territories in 2023.
Also announced today are a range of additional voice talents:
· Ken Marino (Reno 911!) as Dracula – Dracula is around 4,000 years old and the father of Draculaura. He wants to be a good father but doesn’t always have the necessary tools for the job.
· Felicia Day (Mystery Science Theater 3000) as Ghoulia Yelps – Curious, intelligent, and blessed with lightning-fast fingers, Ghoulia is a zombie and Monster High’s top gamer.
· Valeria Rodriquez (The Valley of Tears) as Spectra Vondergeist – This ghostly girl makes up for her translucent appearance by being very talkative. She just wants to be seen!
· Scott Menville (Teen Titans Go!) as Romulus – Romulus is the current leader of the pack at Monster High, though he still has some learning and growing to do.
· Cole Massie (Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers) as Finnegan Wake – Charming and laid back, Finnegan is a merman who uses a wheelchair to get around on land. He has a beautiful singing voice, just like his aunts, the mermaids.
Victoria T Washington (Dropouts) as Howleen – Howleen is a natural leader who values integrity over pack mindset and always speaks her mind.
· Jordan R. Coleman (A Million Little Things) as Manny Taur – Big bull-headed Manny looks like a bully, but he’s the nicest kid in school. With his penchant for solving puzzles, he is one of the only students who can compete with Draculaura for top student honors.
· Krystina Alabado (Sesame Street Mecha Builders) as Nefera De Nile – Nefera is the mummy who has it all – beauty, popularity, royalty and a heart of gold (literally, she dipped her heart in gold and the keep in a jar).
The new voice actors join previously announced actors Gabrielle Nevaeh Green (Clawdeen Wolf), Courtney Lin (Draculaura), Iris Menas (Frankie Stein), Tony Revolori (Deuce Gorgon), Kausar Mohammed (Cleo De Nile), Valeria Rodriguez (Lagoona Blue) , Alexa Kahn (Torelei Stripe), Alexander Polinsky (Heath Burns) and Debra Wilson (Director Bloodgood).
The all-new series (26 episodes) follows Clawdeen Wolf, Draculaura, Frankie Stein and Deuce Gorgon as they discover who they are, come to terms with their differences and learn to be fierce and fearless where they all belong: Monster High .
In addition to the animated series, a live-action television musical based on the iconic franchise is set to premiere Thursday, October 6 on Nickelodeon and Paramount+. Both projects join other Mattel Television content in production, including series and specials based on Barbie, Masters of the Universe, Thomas & Friends, Polly Pocket, Pictionary and Fireman Sam, to name a few. -ones.
Mattel first introduced Monster High in 2010, and it quickly became one of the most successful and beloved children’s properties of all time. The franchise seeks to foster a more tolerant world where everyone takes pride in being their authentic selves, which is more relevant than ever. Today, Monster High returns with a reimagined set of fantasy characters reflected in a new set of dolls, accessories, fashions, costumes and more inspired by the original ghouls for a new generation that embraces what makes them unique and brings them together. people everywhere to express themselves. .
Shea Fontana (Polly Pocket) is showrunner and co-executive producer of Monster High, with Nick Filippi (Big Hero 6: The Series) serving as supervising producer. Production is overseen for Nickelodeon by Claudia Spinelli, Senior Vice President, Big Kids Animation and Nikki Price, Director of Franchise Animation. Fred Soulie, senior vice president and general manager of Mattel Television, and Christopher Keenan, senior vice president of Creative, serve as executive producers for Mattel.
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