Good news for Skylanders fans, and even better news for fans of the Skylanders Academy TV show.
Skylanders Academy has been renewed for Season 3, even before Season 2 has been released!
Season 2 of Skylanders Academy will release later in 2017, with Season 3 slated to release in 2018.
Felicia Day will be joining the cast for Season 2, as she will voice the character Cynder.
Here is the full press release from Activision / Netflix this morning,
Activision Blizzard, Inc. today announced that its Netflix original series “SkylandersTM Academy” has been renewed for a third season. Production on the third season of “Skylanders Academy” — the first television series developed and produced by Activision Blizzard Studios — will begin in February, with animation again created by the renowned TeamTO studio in France.
“Activision Blizzard Studios celebrates the opportunity to bring another season of quality programming to families around the world,” said studio Co-President Nick van Dyk. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Netflix on this iconic franchise.”
Season 3 will launch in 2018. This year, audiences can enjoy Season 2 of “Skylanders Academy,” which brings back Justin Long as Spyro, Ashley Tisdale as Stealth Elf, Jonathan Banks as Eruptor and Norm Macdonald as Glumshanks.
New addition Felicia Day (The Guild, Supernatural and Buffy the Vampire Slayer) will join the cast in Season 2, voicing the role of Cynder, a new cadet at the Academy with a mysterious past. The Diamond Minecart (Daniel Middleton) will reprise his role as Cy and Daniel Wu returns as King Pen. Additional voice talent in Season 2 includes Susan Sarandon, Parker Posey, James Hetfield, Catherine O’Hara, Bobcat Goldthwait, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jonny Rees, Harland Williams and Richard Horvitz. The series features the exclusive song “Harmony” (Skylanders Academy Theme) produced by GRAMMY® Award winner Timbaland and performed by Timbaland fet. Dalton Diehl.
“Response to the show has been incredibly enthusiastic and we’ve taken a lot of creative inspiration from fans’ excitement,” said studio Co-President Stacey Sher. “We have a lot of fun in store for season three and are thrilled to give audiences even more of the characters they love.”