“King Shakir Recycle” Coming Soon To Disney+ (US)
Disney has announced that the Turkish animated movie, “King Shakir Recycle”, is going to be released exclusively on Disney+ in the United States on Wednesday, 18th January 2023.
Scientists trying to solve the environmental crisis of pollution devise a way to send the collected garbage into space via rocket ships. When this garbage starts to land on alien planets, the outraged aliens head to Earth for revenge. King Shakir and his family must do their best to protect the world from alien destruction.
The film is based on “King Shakir”, which is a Turkish TV cartoon created by Varol Yaşaroğlu, along with the creative works of Berk Tokay and Haluk Can Dizdaroğlu and produced by Grafi2000 for Cartoon Network Turkey. The series follows the adventures of the lion Shakir and his friends and family. It was launched in 2016 as Cartoon Network Turkey’s first local series. Since then, the TV cartoon series has aired in more than 20 countries in many languages, reaching millions of children across Europe, Middle East and North Africa. The TV series has tackled a range of sustainable development challenges, including climate action, recycling, responsible consumption, gender equality, biodiversity and healthy lifestyles.
“King Shakir Recycle” is directed by Haluk Can Dizdaroglu and Berk Tokay. The film has previously been released on Disney+ in other countries, including Turkey.