Actress Shaylee Mansfield joined us live with her interpreter Allisun Kale to discuss breaking barriers with her role in DreamWorks’ new animated series “Madagascar: A Little Wild.” Shaylee is the first deaf actor to be credited in a “sign-over” role for an animated series and be cast alongside the other audible voice actors.

Madagascar: A Little Wild” is currently available to stream on Hulu and Peacock.

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This segment aired on the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Jan. 18, 2022.