Saban Brands is developing a new preschool property, called Luna Petunia, with Montreal, Canada-based Cirque du Soléil Media.
Beijing’s Ciwen Media Group will exclusively rep all broadcast, digital, licensing and publishing rights in China for Guru Studio’s hit animated preschool series Justin Time.
On the heels of Hasbro’s ownership stake in Discovery joint venture The Hub (soon to be Discovery Family Channel) dropping from 50% to 40%, L.A.-based Hasbro Studios has picked Cartoon Network to be the US home of its new series Transformers: Robots in Disguise.
Unlike the 1980s-focused retro revival of the early 2000s, this time around there’s a kid-friendly franchise reboot in the works from pretty much every decade since the dawn of modern pop culture. With their eyes on an increasingly crowded licensing landscape, how are property owners updating their old favorites for this generation of kids while retaining their classic appeal?