MIPCOM: Sony's 'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs' TV Show Sells to Turner Broadcasting
The kids series based on Sony Pictures Animation's film franchise is headed to Boomerang across the EMEA, Asia Pacific and Latin America.
The animated TV series Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series, based on Sony Pictures Animation's popular film franchise, has been picked up by Turner Broadcasting.
DHX Media on Monday unveiled a deal with Turner Broadcasting for the series to head to the family-focused Boomerang network across the EMEA, Asia Pacific and Latin America. Canadian producer and distributor DHX Media is producing the movie-to-TV adaptation with Sony Pictures Animation out of its Vancouver-based studio, and is handling worldwide distribution, licensing and merchandising.
Sony will handle home entertainment in the U.S. market. The 2009 animated feature comedy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and its 2013 sequel, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, were produced by Sony Pictures Animation, and distributed by Columbia Pictures.
The films grossed a combined $510 million in theaters.