Epic Fantasy Maya and the Three First Trailer
Let’s be clear: Jorge R. Gutiérrez’s Maya and the Three is about in a legendary land impressed by Mexican and Mesoamerican tradition. The Book of Life director has drawn from Incan, Aztec, and Mayan mythology, as nicely as a smattering of Caribbean tradition, to create an epic fantasy TV sequence for Netflix, and you may see all of it in Maya’s first trailer.
The concept of a princess who not-so-secretly needs to be a warrior is a quite acquainted one, however issues take a flip when Maya discovers the God of War claimed her life way back. If she refuses to submit, it is going to imply unhealthy information for the whole planet, so she decides to satisfy an historical prophecy that can summon three mythic warriors that may assist her struggle the gods themselves.
That’s a reasonably hardcore premise—and worthy of being known as a “Mexican Lord of the Rings”—however relaxation assured the fantasy sequence continues to be kid-friendly, as the first trailer reveals:
What’s actually clear about the sequence, although, is how a lot it’s a “hyper, hyper, hyper love letter to Mexican culture and to the ancient culture of Mesoamerica, the Caribbean, and a little bit of South American culture,” as Gutierrez known as it at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival. And simply in case you didn’t acknowledge the present’s voice actors, as Deadline studies, Maya’s forged is wild:
- Zoe Saldaña as Princess Maya
- Gabriel Iglesias as Picchu
- Allen Maldonado as Rico
- Stephanie Beatriz as Chimi
- Diego Luna as Zatz
- Gael García Bernal as the Jaguar Triplets
- Alfred Molina as the God of War
- Kate del Castillo as the Goddess of Death,
- Danny Trejo as the God of Earthquakes
- Cheech Marin as the Gods of Wind and Storm
- Rosie Perez as the Goddess of Gators
- Queen Latifah as Gran Bruja
- Wyclef Jean as Gran Brujo
- Jorge R. Gutiérrez as King Teca
- Sandra Equihua as Queen Teca
- Isabela Merced as the Widow Queen
- Chelsea Random as the Goddess of Tattoos
- Joaquín Cosío as the God of Bats
- Carlos Alazraqui as the God of Dark Magic
- Eric Bauza as the God of Jungle Animals
- Rita Moreno as Ah Puch
Maya and the Three will probably be a nine-episode sequence, and will debut on Netflix someday this fall (there’s no concrete launch date at the second).
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