Arlo the Alligator Boy is making his way to Netflix, announced today by the streamer.
In the animated feature, Arlo learns he’s from New York City and decides to head to the Big Apple in search of his long lost father. His adventures in the city, where he meets and befriends a group of misfits, will inform and inspire the follow-up I ❤️️ Arlo series. In the 20-part series, set to premiere in 2021, Arlo and his friends will help bring an abandoned seaside neighborhood back to life.
“The story of Arlo and his friends has been with me for nearly a decade, and I am beyond thrilled to finally have a chance to share his musical journey with the world,” artist Ryan Crego stated. “Arlo is a character who is so full of hope and overflowing with positivity, even when the odds are stacked against him. That optimism and joy is reflected in every song of the movie and the series, and we can’t wait for audiences around the world to sing along with him.”
The talent joining this team along with Michael J. Woodard is expansive including Mary Lambert, Michael “Flea” Balzary, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Brett Gelman, Jonathan Van Ness, Haley Tju, Jennifer Coolidge, and Vincent Rodriguez III.
Not only is Crego the artist he also serves as the executive producer, showrunner, with Blake Lemons serving as the supervising producer and co-executive producer.
No date yet set for the film’s release.