3D toon series sold to Italy, Canada, Denmark
PGS, which holds the show’s international rights, has closed deals with Italy’s RAI, Canada’s Tele-Quebec, Denmark’s DR, Portugal’s RTP and SIC, and Georgia’s Rustavi.
Inspired by Chaplin’s original shorts, the slapstick comedy series turns on the adventures of Chaplin’s tramp and his friends.
MK2 has theatrical, TV and DVD rights to Chaplin’s film library.
India’s DQ Ent. and Luxembourg’s Fabrique d’Image are co-producing, with the participation of French pubcaster France Televisions.
Chaplin & Co” will bow on France Televisions’ France 3 at the end of the year.
Other Method Animation productions on PGS’ slate include “Le Petit Prince,” an 3D toon series based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s novella.