Bejuba! Partners With Teletoon Canada To Develop Sherlock Legacy
Press Release from Bejuba! Entertainment
(Montreal) (May 10, 2010) Executive production and distribution company Bejuba! Entertainment is partnering with TELETOON Canada inc to develop a new live-action/CGI tween series entitled *The Sherlock Legacy* based on the original book *The Sherlock Legacy*.
“We are delighted that TELETOON has seen the enormous potential this story has to offer,” said Bejuba! Entertainment’s President, Tatiana Kober. “These stories will easily translate into exciting and funny entertainment for today’s teen audiences and we look forward to working, together with Terry and Geoff, in bringing Sherlock Jones from the pages to the screen.”
“We are thrilled to be working with Bejuba! Entertainment again,” said Carole Bonneau, Vice President, Programming, TELETOON Canada inc. “The numerous possibilities presented by the classic villains, intricate mysteries and supernatural action in this new series makes *The Sherlock Legacy* a good candidate for development.”
Written by industry kids programming executive Terry Kalagian and writing partner Geoff Skinner, *The Sherlock Legacy* will feature the young and clever 15-year old hero Leo Sherlock. Sherlock is an heir to a secret order that for thousands of years has prevented villains like Dracula, Grendel and Moriarty from taking over the world and now is faced with new earth shattering threats. Joined by his two closest friends, Sherlock seeks to conquer a monstrous group who have crossed over into their world to close the strange mystical door--opened of course by arch-nemesis (and classmate rival) Marty Artie--before its too late. Each episode of the series will incorporate new suspense, thrills and even comedic adventures.
*About Bejuba! Entertainment *
Bejuba! specializes in rights management, co-productions, financing (closing-gap financing) third-party acquisitions, licensing and merchandising, and program sales in Canada, the U.S. and internationally. The company maintains a growing catalogue of award-winning children’s and family oriented animated, live-action and multi-platform programs (*Ricky Sprocket*, *Adrenalini Brothers*, *Jibber Jabber* and International Interactive Emmy Award winner *The* *Zimmer Twins*). Bejuba!'s partners include Studio B (Canada), Snowden Fine Productions, Pesky Productions (UK), Jibber Jabber Toons LTD, and multi-award winning animation studio zinc Roe Design (Canada.). Bejuba! Entertainment has offices in Los Angeles and Montreal. www.bejuba.com
*TELETOON *is where cartoons live – all day, every day. Available in both English and French in over 7.8 million Canadian homes, *TELETOON *brings kids, youth and adults the best in animated entertainment, with programming available on teletoon.com as well as On Demand, on Mobile TV and iTunes. Founded in 1997,* TELETOON Canada inc. *is owned by Astral Media Inc. (50%), and Corus Entertainment Inc. (50%)