Hulu has announced the premiere of their newest original animated series for children. The Bravest Knight is based on the children’s book by Daniel Errico and will debut on June 21 on the streamer.

What’s happening:

  • Hulu has announced the premiere of their brand-new Original animated kids series, The Bravest Knight.
  • The show is based on wildly popular children’s book by Daniel Errico The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived and chronicles a young pumpkin farmer’s adventure as he attempts to become the bravest knight who ever lived.
  • Hulu has ordered 13 episodes of The Bravest Knight from Big Bad Boo Studios.
  • The first five episodes will premiere on Hulu on June 21, followed by additional episodes later this year.

About the series:

  • The Bravest Knight is breaking boundaries, featuring a household with two dads (Sir Cedric and Prince Andrew), making it one of the first children’s television series with an openly gay main character.
  • Following the inspiring and perseverant former pumpkin farmer, Sir Cedric, now grown and married to the prince of his dreams, The Bravest Knight recounts personal tales of his journey.
  • Sir Cedric shares his story with his adopted 10-year-old daughter Nia, on how he transformed from day-time farmer to full-fledged knight.
  • Nia, who is training to become a brave knight herself, learns important values such as honor, justice and compassion; proving that knighthood is much more than slaying dragons.
  • The Bravest Knight continues Hulu’s commitment to connecting with kids and families through bold approaches in storytelling, and continues to be a supporter of LGBTQ content and creators.
  • The Bravest Knight joins Hulu’s impressive kids original content including:
    • Holly Hobbie
    • Find Me In Paris
    • Doozers 

The Bravest Knight voice cast includes:

  • T.R. Knight as Sir Cedric
  • Bobby Moynihan as young Cedric’s troll sidekick Grunt
  • Storm Reid as Not-Yet-Knight, Nia
  • RuPaul
  • Christine Baranski
  • Wanda Sykes
  • Wilson Cruz
  • Teri Polo
  • Steven Weber
  • Donna Murphy
  • AJ McLean
  • Dot-Marie Jones
  • Maz Jobrani
  • Chance Hurstfield
  • And more

Fun Fact:

  • The Bravest Knight’s opening theme song was written and performed by Grammy-nominated musician, songwriter and activist Justin Tranter.