“Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin” on Apple TV+ explores the origin story of Peanuts character Franklin, premiering on February 16th, revealing how he became friends with Charlie Brown.
‘Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home Franklin’ Premieres Feb 16 on Apple TV+
Fans of the Peanuts franchise have a new treat to look forward to, thanks to Apple TV+ continuing its development of original specials. The upcoming release, “Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin,” takes a nostalgic dive into the origin story of Franklin, one of Peanuts’ beloved characters. Set to premiere on February 16th on Apple TV+, the special explores how Franklin initially befriended Charlie Brown and became an essential part of the Peanuts gang.
In this heartwarming tale, viewers will witness Franklin’s journey as he moves to a new town, facing the challenges of building new friendships. Constantly on the move due to his father’s military job, Franklin finds solace in a notebook filled with his grandfather’s wisdom on friendship. However, integrating with the Peanuts gang proves more challenging than expected. Franklin’s turning point comes when he learns about the neighborhood Soap Box Derby race, believing that winning the race will help him make new friends. Charlie Brown becomes his racing partner, and as they work together to build a car, their friendship blossoms.
The special, produced by Peanuts and WildBrain for Apple TV+, is directed by Emmy Award winner Raymond S. Persi and co-written by Robb Armstrong, Craig Schulz, Bryan Schulz, and Cornelius Uliano. The story, originating from Armstrong and Scott Montgomery, captures the essence of friendship, resilience, and the spirit of competition. Executive producers include Craig Schulz, Bryan Schulz, Cornelius Uliano, Paige Braddock, Josh Scherba, Stephanie Betts, and Logan McPherson.
This release adds to Apple TV+’s roster of original Peanuts specials, including “Snoopy Presents: One-of-a-Kind Marcie,” “Snoopy Presents: Lucy’s School,” and “Snoopy Presents: For Auld Lang Syne.” Furthermore, the announcement of a brand-new Peanuts feature film in development for the big screen has left fans eagerly anticipating more adventures with Charlie Brown and the gang. Get ready for a heartwarming journey down memory lane as “Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin” premieres on Apple TV+ on February 16th.
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