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Netflix's 'Voltron' assembles in its second trailer

The series reboot features a colorful cast and personable zaniness.
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Netflix's upcoming Voltron: Legendary Defender is looking a whole lot more palatable than previously imagined. DreamWorks Animation's upcoming Netflix reboot of the classic series is taking a lot of cues from familiar faces (and voices) as the first trailer makes its way to audiences today.

The series comes to Netflix on June 10 with an hour-long premiere episode and ten additional 22-minute episodes from executive producer Joaquim Dos Santos and co-executive Lauren Montgomery. Dos Santos was in part responsible for the smash hit The Legend of Korra, and it's easy to see where this modern vision of Voltron found so much of its influences. It's colorful, loud, and frenetic, as the trailer shows off, but also personal and silly, true in many ways to the original Voltron's mission.

The trailer is our first glimpse of characters Princess Allura, Coran, Shiro, Hunk, Lance, Pidge and Keith. There are some familiar voices in the crowd as well, like Adventure Time's Jeremy Shada and Flight of the Conchords' Rhys Darby.

"We wanted to make it closer to what we remember the show being versus what it actually ends up being when you go back and watch it," Montgomery explained of the series.

It's easy to get excited about the series with this new information, voice cast, and a glimpse at what's to come, especially when you consider how Dos Santos himself describes the new vision of Voltron.

"Our teens are reacting to the insane idea [that] there's a giant intergalactic war going on, and now they're going to pilot five lions that become a larger robot, and one lion will wear another as a ... well, as a boot ..." A boot, indeed.

You can check out Voltron: Legendary Defender next month in its entirety when it hits Netflix.

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