Starz Picks Up German Kids Animation Movies 'Princess Lillifee,' 'Moonbeam Bear' (Cannes 2011)
CANNES - Pay TV channel Starz in the U.S. has picked up German kids animation movies Princess Lillifee and Moonbeam Bear from sales agent Beta Film for U.S. broadcast. Spanish channel Disney Junior also picked up Moonbeam Bear .
The pre-school features are based on best-selling toy and merchandising franchises and have been hits in Germany. The Lillifee film earned some €4.6 million ($6.6 million) at the German box office in 2009. The title has already sold to some 64 countries worldwide.