The Franco-American company Zag is launching a streaming content unit; Debut Toon Sets – Deadline

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EXCLUSIVE: ZAG, the original Franco-American animation studio Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noirlaunched a streaming content unit and lined up its first project.

ZAG Stream was created to boost Zag’s direct streaming business. The division is headed by ZAG’s Senior Vice President of TV Content, Maria Doolan, the veteran children’s content executive who spent 17 years with Spanish company Zinkia Entertainment before taking up her new role in November this year. last.

ZAG Stream debuts with an already locked project. fairy is billed as “a reimagining of some of the world’s most famous fairy tale characters retold with a superhero twist”. It is currently in pre-production and will be unveiled at Mipcom next month, according to ZAG founder and CEO Jeremy Zag.

The 13-part show will follow Rapunzel as a princess on a quest for truth and justice. To help him in his quest, a team of legendary superheroes – Little Red Riding Hood, Aladdin, Gretel, Cinderella and Jack – who unite their magical powers to stop a mysterious knight from freeing the most terrible adversary imprisoned in a mirror. magical.

fairy the creative team behind – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir, with the artistic director of this show, Nathanaël Bronn, the creator and director of the series. Jeremy Zag, creator of Miraculous universe, will produce. Miraculous launched on TF1 in France in 2015 and originally aired in the United States on Nickelodeon, before moving to Disney platforms.

“Classic fairy tales have entertained audiences for hundreds of years, and we’re taking some of the most famous characters and transporting them to a mystical and inspiring world of fairy“said Jeremy Zag. “The first twelve stand-alone episodes will each introduce a new character, but it’s not until the final episode that the story’s clues will become clear when, for the first time in history, they all come together. As As the studio and team behind Miraculous, we’re thrilled to take these evergreen fairytale characters and tell their stories to audiences today.

Also on ZAG’s development list are Power players and Ghostforcea pair of animated superhero shows.

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