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Netflix Announces Animated Series for Kids – Inspired by Motown Classics!

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Netflix is doing for Motown what they’ve done with The Beatles – creating an animated series that will bring 52 legendary Motown tunes to life.

Smokey Robinson (pictured above) is attached as Executive Music Produce and music by artists like Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Jackson 5, Lionel Ritchie, The Supremes, The Temptations and Stevie Wonder.

The Untitled Motown Project revolves around the visually stunning adventures of a lovable and slightly shy eight-year old boy named Ben with an extraordinary artistic ability to bring street-art to life.

Series creator Josh Wakely is also the creative genius behind Beat Bugs, the animated series that was inspired by the music of The Beatles. For further details, follow the jump.

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