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Disney XD snags new Pac-Man series

The popularity of the 30-year-old iconic video game character Pac-Man continues as Namco Bandai Games, Arad Productions, and 41 Entertainment have granted the US television rights to Disney XD for their new Pac-Man series tentatively called Pac-Man - The Adventure Begins.
February 29, 2012

The popularity of the 30-year-old iconic video game character Pac-Man continues as Namco Bandai Games, Arad Productions, and 41 Entertainment have granted the US television rights to Disney XD for their new Pac-Man series tentatively called Pac-Man – The Adventure Begins.

The 26 x 22-minute action/comedy series, which is scheduled to air in fall 2013, is executive produced by ex-Marvel studio head Avi Arad and Rick Ungar (Biker Mice from Mars for New World, X-Men Evolution for Marvel and Legend of the Dragon for BKN).

Meanwhile, Namco Bandai also plans to invest more than US$15 million in the production and launch of a major global toy program.

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Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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