'Wizards: Tales of Arcadia': Meet Stephanie Beatriz, James Faulkner and John Rhys-Davies, the new cast members of the Netflix series
The show will bring back a lot of beloved characters from previous shows 'Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia' and '3Below: Tales of Arcadia'. However, there are some new names on the cast list this season
After two gorgeous series, Guillermo del Toro's 'Tales of Arcadia' franchise is finally coming to a close with its final show, 'Wizards: Tales of Arcadia'. The new series, coming soon to Netflix, will feature a storyline that weaves through time and space, all the way back to the days of King Arthur. 'Wizards: Tales of Arcadia' will bring back a lot of beloved characters from previous shows 'Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia' and '3Below: Tales of Arcadia'.
However, there are some new names on the cast list this season and let's look at three most notable new entries to this mind-bogglingly beautiful sci-fi/fantasy franchise.
Stephanie Beatriz as Callista
Stephanie Beatriz is a popular actress who is best known for playing Detective Rosa Diaz in the beloved comedy series 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'. She will be voicing the character Callista in 'Wizards'. Her other credits include 'The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part', 'Ice Age: Collision Course', 'BoJack Horseman', and 'Elena of Avalor'.
James Faulkner as King Arthur
James Faulkner is an English actor best known for playing Randyll Tarly in 'Game of Thrones'. He will be the voice of King Arthur in the series. He is also known for his work in 'Atomic Blonde', 'Da Vinci's Demons', 'Downton Abbey' and 'Bridget Jones's Diary'.
John Rhys-Davies as Galahad
John Rhys-Davies is a Welsh actor and a bit of a legend in fantasy circles, having played Gimli the dwarf in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy of movies. He is also popular for having played the character Sallah in two of the 'Indiana Jones' movies. Rhys-Davies will reportedly be voicing Galahad, a Knight of King Arthur's Round Table at Camelot.
Returning cast members from previous shows in the franchise include David Bradley, Lena Headey, Emile Hirsch, Kelsey Grammer, Clancy Brown, Ron Perlman, Diego Luna, Tatiana Maslany, Cole Sand, Charlie Saxton. Fred Tatasciore, Steven Yeun, Nick Offerman, and many more.
Here's the synopsis for the upcoming animated 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."
'Wizards: Tales of Arcadia' is scheduled to premiere on Netflix on August 7, 2020.