The Voltron Force is left with the proposition that it will need a new pilot for the Black Lion in a teaser trailer for the third season of Voltron: Legendary Defender.
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As somber music plays, the trailer shows footage of Prince Lotor, the son of the previous antagonist Zarkon, raising his sword to assemble his troops in a space assault on the Paladins. After a lion is knocked out of the air, Lotor quips, “No Black Lion, no Voltron.” Before the trailer ends ,we see a glimpse of the Black Lion powering up before unleashing a thunderous growl.
Arriving Aug. 4, the show’s third season will consist of just seven episodes, rather than 13, with a six-episode Season Four following in October.
The DreamWorks Animation series is a production of Studio Mir (The Legend of Korra), and is spearheaded by executive producers Joaquim Dos Santos and Lauren Montgomery, and head writer Tim Hedrick, who were heavily involved in the beloved animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Voltron: Legendary Defender stars Tyler Labine as Hunk, Jeremy Shada as Lance, Bex Taylor-Klaus as Pidge, Kimberly Brooks as Allura, Rhys Darby as Coran, Josh Keaton as Shiro, Steven Yeun as Keith and Neil Kaplan as Emperor Zarkon.