HIT Entertainment has greenlit three direct-to-DVD feature-length specials for its Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam and Mike the Knight brands. The latter 60-minute special – the first of its kind – will be co-produced with Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana.
Production is currently underway for all three titles: Thomas & Friends: Tale of the Brave, which will premiere next year, Mike the Knight: Journey to Dragon Mountain, also set to debut next year and 2015′s Fireman Sam: Heroes of the Storm (working title).
HIT Entertainment has also greenlit a new 26 x 11-minute CGI series of Thomas & Friends. This will be the 18th season for the classic show.