Has the beloved animated series ‘PAW Patrol’ been renewed for season 8? Here’s what we know.
‘PAW Patrol’ is a popular Nickelodeon television series for children that revolves around a ten-year-old boy, a tech-savvy Ryder. The show began on 12th August 2013. He leads a crew of search and rescue dogs who work together on various missions. Their main aim is to protect the shoreside community of Adventure Bay. Ryder’s crew consists of twelve heroic dogs- Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Zuma, Rocky, Everest, Tracker, Tuck, Ella, Rex, and Skye, who live in houses that transform into vehicles for their missions.
- Is ‘PAW Patrol’ renewed or cancelled for season 8?
- A ‘PAW Patrol’ movie in the making?
- What will ‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’ be about’?
‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’ will focus on Ryder and his crew being called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the busy and crowded metropolis into a state of mayhem. ‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’ is the first feature films in the process that is under the Spin Master’s Entertainment division.
Is ‘PAW Patrol’ renewed or cancelled for season 8?
Despite several claims online, the popular animated series ‘PAW Patrol’ has not been cancelled. Fans of the animated series would be happy to know that ‘PAW Patrol’ was renewed in February this year. The release date for season 8 of ‘PAW Patrol’ has not been shared yet, but we can expect it to be sometime in 2021.
‘PAW Patrol’ received tremendous scrutiny after the murder of George Floyd which was followed by the Black Lives Matter protest. In a press conference by White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, it was suggested that ‘PAW Patrol’ was axed alongside ‘COPS’ and ‘Live PD’ due to the cancel culture that has been a subject of debate for many months. However, the news was quickly confirmed to be false by the official ‘PAW Patrol’ Twitter account.
Even though ‘PAW Patrol’ is not cancelled, the controversy did expose how people are more aware of the portrayal of police officers on screen. In the future season, the makers of ‘PAW Patrol’ will have to keep public opinion in mind while planning the episodes of season 8.
A ‘PAW Patrol’ movie in the making?
Good news! Kids’ favourite animated series ‘PAW Patrol’ is extending the franchise into feature films. ‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’ is currently set for a theatrical release on 20th August 2021. The movie adaptation will be produced by the EVP of Spin Master Entertainment, Jennifer Dodge.
While Ronnen Harary, the co-founder and co-CEO of Spin Master, along with Adam Beder, EVP, Strategic Partnership and Franchise Development for Spin Master, and Peter Schlessel will executively produce it. Spin Master Entertainment will produce the movie in association with Nickelodeon Movies, and Paramount will distribute it.
“We are thrilled to partner with Paramount and Nickelodeon to bring the ‘PAW Patrol’ franchise and the characters that children love to the big screen. This first foray into the arena of feature film marks a significant strategic expansion for Spin Master Entertainment and our properties. This demonstrates our commitment to harnessing our own internal entertainment production teams to develop and deliver IP in a motion picture format and allows us to connect our characters to fans through shared theatrical experiences.”
What will ‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’ be about’?
‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’ will focus on Ryder and his crew being called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the busy and crowded metropolis into a state of mayhem. ‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’ is the first feature film in the process that is under the Spin Master’s Entertainment division.
‘PAW Patrol: The Movie’ will feature the voices of many popular artists such as Kim Kardashian, Jimmy Kimmel, Tyler Perry, Randall Park, Dax Shepard, Yara Shahidi, Ian Armitage, Marsai Martin, and Will Brisbin. It will be directed by writer and animator Cal Brunker who has earlier worked in movies like ‘Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature’ and ‘Escape from Planet Earth’.
Since its release in August 2013 on Nickelodeon, ‘PAW Patrol’ has successfully managed to create several fandoms online. One of the main reasons why ‘PAW Patrol’ is loved is due to its unique blend of problem-solving scenarios that come across through high stake rescue missions wrapped up with cute dog humour. Each dog brings a unique personality and skill to the crew. Hence, showcasing the importance of teamwork and good citizenship. They also have special pup packs on their backs that help them face any problem.
While we wait for season 8 of ‘PAW Patrol’, you can catch all the episodes of the series on Nickelodeon. Also, tell us if you and your kids are excited to watch season 8 of ‘PAW Patrol’ and its adaptation on the big screen in the comment section down below!