Netflix has greenlit ten 40-minute episodes of Ava DuVernay’s animated adaptation of Tui T. Sutherland’s fantasy book series Wings of Fire. The series comes from DuVernay, her ARRAY Filmworks banner and Warner Bros. Animation.
Dan Milano (Glitch Techs), Christa Starr (Mystery Science Theater 3000), Justin Ridge (Star Wars Resistance) are showrunners and exec producers with Milano and Starr adapting. DuVernay, Sutherland, Sam Register and Sarah Bremner also exec produce.
The series is centered around a bitter war that has raged for generations between the dragon tribes who inhabit the epic world of Pyrrhia. According to prophecy, five young dragons will rise to end the bloodshed and bring peace back to the land. Raised and trained in secret from the time they were hatched, the Dragonets of destiny – Clay, Tsunami, Glory, Starflight, and Sunny – embark on an evolving quest that will bring them face to face with their true selves and the overwhelming scope of this savage war they are destined to bring to an end.
And here’s a little video about the book series to get you hype for the series: