Last week I had the chance to chat with executive producer Johanna Stein and co-executive producer Dana Starfield about their newest show, DreamWorks Madagascar: A Little Wild. During our interview they shared quite a few fun facts about the show that I wanted to share with you.


DreamWorks Madagascar: A Little Wild Fun Facts

  • Be on the lookout for a lot of virtual Madagascar Franchise Easter Eggs throughout the series but they also have their own Easter Eggs recurring in each episode that change slightly each episode.

Fun Fact: Look at Ale’s paw…he has a birthmark

  • New York City is sort of like its own character in this show. They want to visually display New York through a child’s eyes.

Fun fact: They too a WB backlot tour so they could faithfully and correctly display New York City.

  • There will be fun guest stars coming up in future episodes.
  • The characters will be going beyond New York City in future episodes and maybe even beyond the tri-state area.

Fun Fact: The writer’s have a pun jar in their office and they have to put a quarter in the jar or wear a stamp for every pun they use.

  • The writer’s have found that Alex has an unexpected inner wisdom that comes out in the midst of him learning a lesson.
  • Expect new animal characters in the future.  They already have some in the pipeline but they were top secret.

You can check out the full interview below…

Inspired by the blockbuster franchise, Madagascar, reunite with the fun-loving Zoo Crew – Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria – as they navigate the Central Park Zoo and the big city in the all-new series DreamWorks Madagascar: A Little Wild, debuting on Hulu and Peacock September 7.

Filled with original music and dance worthy songs, the lovable foursome Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo steal the show in Madagascar: A Little Wild. Capturing the iconic personalities of the four dynamos, Madagascar: A Little Wild showcases the team as kids residing in their rescue habitat at the Central Park Zoo. They might be small, but like everybody who lands in New York City, these little guys have big dreams and Madagascar: A Little Wild will follow all of their adventures.

DreamWorks Madagascar: A Little Wild is on Hulu and Peacock.