Get ready to immerse yourself in the latest epic adventure from Netflix! Maya and the Three, a nine-part animated event, premieres on October 22. If its new trailer is anything to go by, it’s going to be an astounding tale.
Maya and the Three centers around Maya, who is a “Mesoamerican-inspired warrior princess,” according to the streamer. Though Maya is not content to stay cooped up just because she’s a princess. Soon she finds herself on a quest of massive proportions. This most recent trailer introduces viewers to Maya and all of her friends as they come together to take on dark forces. It also offers fans a look at the film’s villainous Lord Mictlan, the god of war.
The official description reveals:
Multiply your courage, by the power of three on an epic journey to save a fantastical world. Three outcasts from three distant lands, Chimi (The Skull Warrior), Rico (The Rooster Wizard) and Picchu (The Puma Barbarian) will join Maya (The Eagle Warrior) on her mighty quest to stop Lord Mictlan (The god of war) and fulfill an ancient prophecy.
Additionally, the trailer treats viewers to a tease of the sumptuous animation that is to come. From incredible palaces to glorious outfits to thrilling action sequences, the artistry of the film is top-notch. There are so many rich details in every scene. According to Deadline, the movie will “weave together Aztec, Maya, and Inca mythology, and modern-day Caribbean culture.” It is clear a lot of work has gone into researching and respecting the highlighted cultures.
An earlier teaser explained more about the world of Maya and the Three.
“Princess.” The trailer flashes, “Warrior. Hero.” There’s no doubt about it, Maya will achieve greatness. “If it is to be,” she shares the movie’s tagline, “it is up to me!” Maya is fierce and at the same time seems perfectly her age. An endearing mix of strength and innocence.
The movie also features a star-studded creative team. The teaser’s description shares:
In a mythical world, where magic is real and four kingdoms rule, there lives a brave and rebellious warrior princess named Maya. Maya embarks on a thrilling quest to fulfill an ancient prophecy but can she defeat the gods and save humankind? From creator Jorge R. Gutiérrez (“El Tigre”, “The Book of Life”) MAYA AND THE THREE is an epic Netflix Animated Event told in nine epic chapters. Starring Zoe Saldaña, Gabriel Iglesias, Allen Maldonado, Stephanie Beatriz, Diego Luna, Gael García Bernal, Alfred Molina, Kate del Castillo, Danny Trejo, Cheech Marin, Rosie Perez, Queen Latifah, Wyclef Jean, Jorge R. Gutiérrez, Sandra Equihua, Isabela Merced, Chelsea Rendon, Joaquín Cosío, Carlos Alazraqui, and Rita Moreno. Only on Netflix this fall.
Empires, gods, legends, and a lot of heart, we can’t wait to see more of Maya and the Three.