Everything We Know About ‘Arlo the Alligator Boy’

Netflix’s next animated series will revolve around a half-human, half-alligator boy and his cooky friends!

Haley Mendoza

AfterBuzz TV Host & Writer
Posted On: November 18th, 2020 9:25 pm pst

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Ready for new streaming content? Netflix has you covered. 

Netflix recently announced its next animated project that will contain not one, but two premieres. The animated film titled Arlo the Alligator Boy will premiere on the platform followed by an animated series titled I ❤️️ Arlo which follows the same main character.

We’re excited about this series, so let’s get into a breakdown of everything we know so far!

The Plot

The storyline will follow Arlo, a half-boy half-alligator with a cooky cast of friends. Set as a musical, the film titled Arlo the Alligator Boy will take us on adventures with Arlo as he makes his way out of his swamp and to New York City. Arlo makes this journey to look for his long-lost father. 

Once he arrives in New York, the plotline will carry on in the series I ❤️️ Arlo as he meets his eclectic friends, takes on the big city, and an abandoned neighborhood!

From Ryan Crego

If you’re a fan of Shrek Forever After, Puss in Boots, and other popular animations, you may know artist Ryan Crego! Crego has worked on various animation projects and will also be taking on multiple roles in these upcoming Netflix features. He co-wrote Arlo with fellow writer Clay 


The Cast

This series has quite the all-star lineup, as voice actors include Jennifer Coolidge, Mary Lambert, Michael J. Woodward, and Tony Hale. With these talented performers on board, we are sure the series is going to be amazing. 

Premiere Date?

Currently, the film and series are meant to release sometime in 2021. The series will consist of twenty, eleven-minute episodes. 

Are you as excited for this film and series as we are? Let us know!


About The Author:

Haley Mendoza is a lover of all things film and TV. Whether you want to bond over horror movies or competition shows, she’s always down. Haley attends Emerson College, pursuing a degree in Media and Visual Arts and writing scripts in her spare time.

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