Thunderbirds Are Go

Thunderbirds Are Go

Thunderbirds Are Go

Premieres Sunday April 12th at 6:30pm on GO!

 

The classic, action-packed children's animation series has been remastered for modern audiences and will premiere Sunday, April 12, at 6.30pm on GO!

 

Co-creators Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's timeless series celebrates its 50th anniversary using a unique mix of CGI animation and live-action model sets.

 

Featuring the world's most famous family of heroes, the Thunderbirds team includes Parker, played by original cast member David Graham; the inventor Brains, voiced by Kayvan Novak (Fonejacker, Facejacker); John Tracy, voiced by Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Game of Thrones, Love Actually); and London field agent Lady Penelope, voiced by renowned actor Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl, Pride and Prejudice).

 

Set in the year 2060, Thunderbirds Are Go follows the adventures of the Tracy family headed by Jeff Tracy, an American multi-millionaire philanthropist whose five sons – Scott, John, Virgil, Gordon and Alan – are the force behind International Rescue, a top secret organisation committed to saving human life which is hidden on Tracy Island in the South Pacific.

 

The five Tracy Brothers each pilot a futuristic Thunderbird machine, which can operate from the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of space.

 

The series, which consists of 26 episodes, will debut in April in the United Kingdom, shortly before the premiere in Australia on Sunday, April 12, at 6.30pm on GO! To view the official Thunderbirds Are Go trailer please click here.

 

Following the premiere, Thunderbirds Are Go will continue on Sundays from 6.00pm on GO!

 

ITV Studios and New Zealand-based Pukeko Pictures have reinvented the classic Thunderbirds series in collaboration with world-famous Weta Workshop (Avatar, King Kong, The Lord of the Rings).

 

Thunderbirds Are Go has already been commissioned for a second series by ITV Studios.


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