Voltron: The Legendary Defender Season 3 to Premiere at Comic-Con Int'l

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First episode to be screened on July 20

DreamWorks Animation Television and Netflix announced on Friday that the first episode of the third season of Voltron: Legendary Defender will premiere at Comic-Con International on July 20.

Executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos, co-executive producer Lauren Montgomery, and voice actors Bex Taylor-Klaus and Tyler Labine will be guests at the panel. There will also be a "Voltron Cosplay and Fan Meetup" on July 20 and an autograph signing on July 21. The autograph event will be ticketed.

The staff revealed in April that the third season was slated for this year.

The second season premiered on Netflix on January 20. Dreamworks describes the second season's premise:

Team Voltron has been scattered throughout the universe in the aftermath of a perilous battle with Zarkon, Haggar and the evil Galra Empire. Working to bring the lions back together to form Voltron again, the Paladins' plan to defeat the Galra once and for all takes them across the universe in search of new worlds and unexpected allies.

The show's first season premiered on Netflix June 2016, and features the following voice cast:

The character known as Sven in the first Voltron television series was originally named Takashi Shirogane in King of Beasts Golion, the original anime series that was adapted as Voltron.

Studio Mir (The Legend of Korra) animated the first season. Dos Santos, Lauren Montgomery, and Tim Hedrick all worked together on Avatar the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra.

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