MIPTV: Cartoon Network Picks Up Euro Kids Series 'Super 4' for Italy, Latin America

The animated series is the first TV version of the 40-year-old Playmobil brand.

CANNES -- Kids distributor PGS Entertainment has inked deals here at MIPTV with Cartoon Network in Italy and in Latin America for the comedy-adventure animated series Super 4.

Inspired by Playmobil’s universe, Super 4 is produced by Method Animation and Morgen studios, with France Televisions as commissioning broadcaster. PGS represents the series in all territories.

Produced in CGI-native 3D, the series marks the first time the 40-year-old children’s brand has come to television.

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Philippe Soutter, president/co-founder of PGS Entertainment, said the show should "translate to fun in all languages and cultures."

Added Cecilia Padula, content director for Cartoon Network in Italy, "The charm of the toy line has been beautifully translated to this series by Method and Morgen."

Six-year-old PGS also handles properties such as The Little Prince, Stan Lee’s Mighty 7, LadyBug and Alvinnn!!! and The Chipmunks.