Walt Disney Television Int'l (WDTV-I) has acquired broadcast rights to Mainframe Entertainment Inc.'s animated Halloween special SCARY GODMOTHER HALLOWEEN SPOOKTAKULAR for its channels in Asia, Latin America, Italy and Germany.
Based on the popular comics and children's books by award-winning artist and writer Jill Thompson, SCARY GODMOTHER is a whimsical CG animated story that follows the first trick-or-treating adventure of young Hannah Marie, who is being babysat by her meaner cousin one dark Halloween night. Unhappy to be saddled with Hannah, her cousin cooks up a scheme to frighten her, which backfires when Hannah gets help from her Scary Godmother and her quirky monster friends.
Mary Bredin, director, acquisitions and programming and part of the worldwide programming strategy of Disney/ABC Cable Networks Group said, Mainframes SCARY GODMOTHER has the right combination of spooky and sweet, with an abundance of personality. This charming special will fit right in with the high-quality, unique programming we take pride in offering.
SCARY GODMOTHER HALLOWEEN SPOOKTAKULAR will premiere in Canada Halloween 2003 on YTV. A 'sneak peek' trailer for the special has been posted on the Mainframe Ent. Website, www.mainframe.ca.