Netflix is growing an authentic kid's show based totally at the traditional, elastic Stretch Armstrong toy.
The animated collection, slated for 26 episodes from Hasbro Studios, is an action-comedy starring youngster Jake Armstrong and his first-class buds. The 3 get hold of superhuman stretching powers a l. a. Mister high-quality after exposure to an experimental chemical - a have to-have for any precise toy-centric children show.
The original Stretch Armstrong discern hit the marketplace in 1976 from Kenner. fabricated from latex and guts of corn syrup, the toy could stretch upwards of five toes in duration whilst still being capable of revert to its original form.
This might not be the limp and limber toy's first try to make it on screen, with a movie edition being handed on through each Relativity Media and generic pics in 2013.
The Netflix collection will debut in 2017 along The Greenhouse, an version of the Nickelodeon united kingdom display of the identical call that turned into additionally introduced today. That display features rival college houses teaming as much as thwart an approaching evil.
The third collection additionally discovered nowadays, Lalaoopsy, is a show based on the line of children's dolls made with the aid of MGA amusement, in order to start its thirteen-episode run q4.
"With kind of half of of our seventy five million contributors frequently looking children content material, we're glad to make bigger our unique slate with those 3 brilliant series," stated Andy Yeatman, director of kids content at Netflix. "We realize youngsters love Netflix and that's in element due to the fact they by no means genuinely outgrow us."