Alllll…. aboard! Barbie, Chelsea and the rest of the Roberts family are back on the streaming screen, this time hitting the high seas in Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday. The movie will premiere on Netflix in the United States on April 16, and Parentology has the first teaser trailer for excited fans.
Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday on Netflix
Sailing off the success of the Barbie Princess Adventure animated movie on Netflix from last year, this new film is the first to feature Barbie’s little sister, Chelsea. Barbie has gone through many adventures of her own, always relying on her friends and family to help her make her way, but this precocious seven-year-old has a unique story that’s all her own.
The film follows the Roberts family as they set sail on a cruise to celebrate Chelsea’s seventh birthday, but as they cross the International Date Line, Chelsea discovers that her birthday was skipped. Searching for answers, she sets off on an extraordinary journey that involves a magical gem and a collection of new animal friends — all set with the mission to save her special day.
“Chelsea is an incredibly popular character and we are excited to bring her into the limelight in this television movie,” said Fred Soulie, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mattel Television. “Her story is all about finding your voice, and self-empowerment, in the face of unexpected challenges.”
Part of that “voice” is a collection of fun animated musical numbers that will be included in the movie. As it premieres on Netflix April 16 in the US, the album Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday & More! will also be available across digital streaming platforms on the same date. And, of course, there will be toys associated with the release as well.
“We have barely scratched the surface of the stories the brand can tell, and this is the first of many scripted and unscripted Barbie projects we have in production and development,” Soulie teases.
Check out the trailer to Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday on Netflix below. Then, under that, we have some info about the Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday dolls and toy sets.
Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday Doll & Toy Sets
Tagging along with Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday on Netflix are a series of tie-in toys and dolls so kids can continue the adventures. They feature Chelsea with her animal pals, as well as Barbie and her sisters. Here are just a couple of them.
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Featuring big sister, Barbie, along with a baby giraffe, elephant, and a monkey. The girls wear island-inspired fashions and accessories, and have a birthday cake and present to start the party.
Taking the new movie’s story to the next level, kids can fill the playset with water so Chelsea and her animal pals can swim around the island, climb the tree to slide down into the river, or zipline to the other side.
Other products include another jungle playset and a couple accessory assortments so kids can dress up their Chelsea, Barbie, and sisters any way they want.