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Canada's Teletoon orders 'Fugget About It'

Animated series centers on ex-mob boss

TORONTO -- Canadian cartoon channel Teletoon on Monday ordered a primetime animated comedy pilot from domestic co-producers 9 Story Entertainment and Darius Films.

"Fugget About It" will portray the misadventures of a New York mob boss who relocates to sleepy Oakville, Ontario, after he and his family enter the witness protection program.

The adult cartoon series is co-created and written by Willem Wennekers ("Weirdsville"), with 9 Story's Vince Commisso to executive produce with co-creator Nicholas Tabarrok of Darius Films ("The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico").

9 Story will handle international distribution for the series.