Netflix has released the official trailer for Carmen Sandiego, the upcoming animated series that give the classic Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? edutainment video game character a backstory and an array of new adventures.
The “modern day Robin Hood” is voiced by Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguz in this series, which tells of how Carmen goes from a student at V.I.L.E. Training Academy for Thieves to stealing from the very company that trained her and giving back to its victims around the world. Finn Wolfhard (Mike Wheeler on Stranger Things) voices Carmen’s chief accomplice and buddy, Player. Looks like fun; count us in.
Netflix would certainly be hoping that audiences gravitate to this series. They’ve got big plans ahead, also signing up Rodriguez to play the character in a live-action movie.
Not long at all for this one! All 22 episodes of Carmen Sandiego season 1 will be hitting the streaming service on January 18.
Netflix’s official synopsis for Carmen Sandiego:
Carmen is a modern day Robin Hood traveling the globe and stealing from V.I.L.E. and giving back to its victims. Carmen is publicly perceived as a criminal by most law enforcement agencies – correction, make that a master criminal due to the sheer scale and theatricality of her heists. We will follow her escapades and get to determine not only where but WHO in the world is Carmen Sandiego?