Nickelodeon and Mattel have shared a clip and key art for the original animated series monster raisedwhich premiered last Friday in the United States. The comedy-adventure series, which follows the teenagers of famous freaks, will also debut in Canada, the UK and Australia later this year on Nickelodeon and Paramount+, and in other international territories in 2023.
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 .
The all-star lineup of additional voice talent includes Ken Marino (Renew 911!) as Dracula; Felicia Day (Mystery Science Theater 3000) like Ghoulia Yelps; Valeria Rodriquez (The Valley of Tearslisten)) as Spectra Vondergeist; Scott Menville (The Teen Titans go!) as Romulus; Cole Massie (Tic and Tac: Rescue Rangers) as Finnegan Wake; Victoria T Washington (Dropouts) as Howleen; Jordan R. Coleman (A million little thingslisten)) as Manny Taur; and Kristina Alabado (Sesame Street Mecha Builders) as Nefera De Nile.
The new voice cast joins previously announced cast members Gabrielle Nevaeh Green (Clawdeen Wolf); Courtney Lin (Draculaura); Iris Menas (Frankie Stein); Tony Revolori (Deuce Gorgon); Kausar Mohammad (Cleo De Nile); Valeria Rodríguez (Lagoona Blue); Alexa Kahn (Band Torelei); Alexander Polinsky (Heath Burns); and Debra Wilson (director Bloodgood).
In addition to the animated series, a live-action television musical based on the franchise is set to premiere 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 and his friends, Polly pocket, Pictionary and fireman sam.
Shea Fontana (Polly pocket) serves as showrunner and co-executive producer of monster raisedwith Nick Filippi (Big Hero 6: The Series) 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.
Mattel introduced for the first time monster raised in 2010. The franchise seeks to foster a more tolerant world where everyone takes pride in being authentic themselves. Today, monster raised is back with a reimagined set of fantasy characters reflected in a new set of dolls, accessories, clothes, costumes and more inspired by the original ghouls for a new generation that embraces what makes them unique and brings people together everywhere to express themselves .
Whitney is a freelance writer who focuses on visual effects-driven fantasy movies and television as well as preschool animation.