Netflix’s animation division is going through a rough time right now, but the streaming service just announced a new and exciting lineup of upcoming kids animation for the rest of 2022 and even teased a few shows coming out in 2023. Daniel Spellbound, a CG animated show from Boat Rocker Studios and Matt Fernandes, is one of the shows coming out later this year (Dino Ranch, Kingdom Force).
Getting a TV-Y7, Daniel Spellbound is a fantastical story that takes place in modern-day New York City. The only difference is that magic is real there—just it’s hidden from the public. Fernandes is an executive producer for Boatrocker with Ivan Schneeberg, David Fortier, Jon Rutherford, and Chapman Maddox. He is also an executive producer for Industrial Brothers with Tammy Semen and Arthur Spanos.
Who is the Cast of Daniel Spellbound?
Alex Barima, a Canadian actor, will play the lead role of the title hero. You might know him from the TV show Resident Alien on Syfy. He’s joined by Chantel Riley, who played Wynonna Earp, and Deven There are many talented people like Christian Mack, Catherine Disher, and many more.
Here’s the complete list of actors:
- Alex Barima as Daniel Spellbound
- Deven Mack as Hoagie
- Chantel Riley as Lucy Santana
- Catherine Disher as The Pie Maker
- Dwayne Hill as Tyson
- Lynn Rafferty as Bixby Prospero
Daniel Spellbound Release Date
As part of the upcoming Netflix and Chills lineup, the first season of Daniel Spellbound will be available on October 27.
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The original news from Deadline said that Netflix had ordered 20 episodes of the show. Each episode will be about 22 minutes long. It’s not clear if the first season will have all 20 episodes or if they will be split into two volumes.
Daniel Spellbound Synopsis
Thanks to Netflix:
In modern New York City, magic is real, but most people don’t know about it. Daniel Spellbound, on the other hand, knows just where to look. Daniel makes his living “tracking” hard-to-find magical items. When he finds a rare artifact, he attracts the attention of the wrong people, and the fate of the magical world hangs in the balance.
Daniel Spellbound Review
Starting with the main character, Daniel, stealing magic-filled mushrooms from Ogre poop, the animated series follows this tracker as he tries to find an egg that will keep magic from falling into the wrong hands.
Daniel is a tracker, and he can do just about anything. He took the Fugu Rose from the Dark Mage by using his amazing moves and skills. This gave the Bureau of Magical Enforcement more faith in him, so they gave him the job of finding the Gryphon’s Egg.
This egg has a lot of potential and can take away powers from people who don’t deserve them. If this magical egg gets into the wrong hands, magic and all magical creatures will have a bad end. Daniel Spellbound is a series about Daniel and his two friends, Lucy and Hoagie, and their journey to get the egg and save the magical world.
This might sound serious, but when people watch the first episode, they’ll see how funny it is. With each interesting turn of events, the episodes build up tension and make you want to know what will happen next. There are so many interesting conversations going on that if you missed one, you would have to go back a few seconds.
The animated show Daniel Spellbound is so bad that you shouldn’t even give it a second thought. It’s amazing how each episode ends with a surprise that keeps people watching. This series has ten episodes that are between 23 and 25 minutes long and are meant to get your blood pumping.
Characters, plot, dialogue, and other parts of the show have been put together in a way that makes it hard to stop watching. And when I say “addictive,” I mean that you won’t be able to look away from the screen until you’ve watched all ten episodes in one sitting.
There are some good action scenes. The best character in the whole show is Hoagie, the pig. This pig really knows how to make his enemies lose their minds with his taunts and challenges. The pig is one of a kind because he can smell magic, and he also eats a lot.
No matter where this group of three ends up, the pig is always hungry. There’s a secret about Hoagie’s personality: he used to be a person. The pig has more energy, intelligence, and loyalty than both Lucy and Daniel put together.
The show is good for all ages and is a must-see for anyone who likes animation. Aside from being an action-adventure show, Daniel Spellbound shows how important it is to work with others and have friends. Also, don’t believe what you see!