'Wizards: Tales of Arcadia': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the animated series

'Wizards: Tales of Arcadia': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the animated series
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Guillermo del Toro's DreamWorks Animation Netflix fantasy franchise 'Tales of Arcadia' is coming to an end. 'Wizards: Tales of Arcadia' will be the final installment in the series and it revolves around a terrible war between humans, monsters and aliens.

Here’s everything you need to know about the show.

Release date

'Wizards: Tales of Arcadia' is scheduled to premiere on Netflix on August 7, 2020.


The 'Tales of Arcadia' trilogy revolves around the inhabitants of a small suburban town called Arcadia Oaks, which is secretly home to a number of supernatural creatures and heroes who stand between these monsters and the innocents who live in the town. Each installment is a limited series featuring the same ensemble cast and 'Wizards' will be their last hurrah. Here's the official synopsis for the show: "The heroes of Arcadia Oaks must join forces for one last time when their city is on the brink of an apocalyptic war between the humans, monsters, and aliens searching to control magic."



James Faulkner

Actor James Faulkner and wife Kate attend the premiere of 'The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle' at cine star cubix on March 15, 2009, in Berlin, Germany (Getty Images)

James Faulkner is an English actor best known for playing Randyll Tarly in 'Game of Thrones'. He is the voice of King Arthur in the series. 


'Wizards' will feature the return of a number of beloved cast members from previous installments including 'Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia' and '3Below: Tales of Arcadia' as well as a few newcomers. The cast for the new series includes David Bradley, Rodrigo Blaas, Stephanie Beatriz, Lena Headey, Emile Hirsch, Kelsey Grammer, Clancy Brown, Ron Perlman, Diego Luna, Lexi Medrano, Piotr Michael, Alfred Molina, Colin O'Donoghue, John Rhys-Davies, Tatiana Maslany, Cole Sand, Charlie Saxton. Fred Tatasciore, Steven Yeun and Nick Offerman.



Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo del Toro appears at the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony honoring Guillermo del Toro on August 6, 2019, in Hollywood, California (Getty Images)

Guillermo del Toro is an acclaimed filmmaker, author, actor and former special effects makeup artist. He is one of the most respected names in the fantasy genre and has won multiple awards including the Academy Award for Best Director for 2017's 'The Shape of Water'. 


'Tales of Arcadia' is del Toro's brainchild and he is also an executive producer for the series alongside Marc Guggenheim, Chad Hammes, Chad Quandt and Aaron Waltke.


A trailer for the first season of 'Wizards: Tales of Arcadia' was released online on July 23. The clip teases a plot involving time-travel and a war for the fate of magic. It looks like this is going to be one crazy season.



If you like this, you'll love these:

'3Below: Tales of Arcadia'

'Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia'

'The Dragon Prince'

'Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts'


'Pan's Labyrinth'

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