AFM: 'Maya the Bee' Sequel Takes Flight
Studio 100 Media has begun production on the follow-up to the animated film, which featured the voice talents of Coco Jack Gillies, Jacki Weaver and Kodi Smit-McPhee.
Studio 100 Media has closed multiple pre-sales on Maya The Bee 2 – The Honey Games, the sequel to its 2014 animated feature based on the classic German children's books.
Studio 100, which has just begun production on Maya the Bee 2, has pre-sold the sequel to South Korea, Turkey and the Middle East. German distributor Universum and public broadcaster ZDF will handle the sequel in Germany, with theatrical release planned for 2017/2018.
The original Maya The Bee was a sales hit for Studio 100, flying out to more than 160 territories worldwide, with Shout! Factory taking rights in North America.
The original Maya The Bee featured the voice talents of Aussie actors Coco Jack Gillies, Jacki Weaver and Kodi Smit-McPhee.
A co-production with Australian shingle Studio B Animation, Maya the Bee 2 is being made in association with Flying Bark Productions.