Santa Monica, California – (work wire) – the version title must be as follows: Skydance Media partners with ZAG to produce Live-Action Miraculous® – Tales of Ladybird and Cat Noir
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SKYDANCE MEDIA PARTNERS WITH ZAG FOR LIVE-ACTION MIRACULOUS® – LADYBUG & CAT NOIR . TALES
Skydance has acquired the live-action film and television rights to the world-famous animated series
Skydance Media, in partnership with ZAG, announced today that it has secured the rights to live-action films and television to the global animation phenomenon. miracle® Ladybug and Cat Noir tales. Under the deal, Skydance plans to develop and produce the first-ever live-action adaptations based on the hit feature with a release expected in 2020. The award-winning, critically acclaimed TV animated series has been developed and produced. By Jeremy Zag follows two heroes – Lady Bag and Cat Noir – as they protect the city of Paris from supervillains.
The ambitious ZAG series Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir— Winner of the 2018 Teen Choice Award for Choice Animated Series, broadcast in more than 120 countries worldwide, and regularly ranked #1 in demo for kids ages 4-11. miracle She has a passionate and active fan base of teens, “Miraculers” with over 1 million global YouTube subscribers and 17 billion minutes watched in her life with both official and user content. Fans drive high engagement on Instagram with over 300 million followers who interact regularly. miracle Consumer Products has 350 licenses worldwide. The merchandise has won multiple awards in licensing and consumer products, exceeding $100 million in retail sales in 2017.
“Jeremy and everyone at ZAG did a tremendous job creating and building miracle Jesse Sisgold, President and Chief Operating Officer, Skydance Media, said:. “We look forward to partnering with them to expand this amazing universe into the world of live action.”
“I am happy to partner with Skydance to create live mods for miracle. It has been my long-standing dream to bring this world to life,” said Jeremy Zag, founder and CEO of ZAG. “Team Skydance truly understands and embraces the vision we have of our very own superhero love story. They have a proven track record of producing exciting action with compelling characters and are the perfect team to express the magic and adventure of Ladybug and Cat Noir.”
Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir It follows the adventures of two seemingly typical teens with secret identities, Marinette and Adrien, who magically transform into superheroes, Ladybug and Cat Noir. As secret superheroes, Ladybug and Cat Noir are co-creators. But by day, Marinette is just an ordinary girl who lives a normal life. Cat Noir will do anything to support and impress Ladybug, but he doesn’t know that this is Marinette from his class. Marinette, an ordinary girl, dreams of her role as Adrien and receives little response. When evil threatens Paris, the beloved City of Lights, can they outsmart unexpected villains? miracle It taps into first love, secrets, friends, magic, duality and the romance of Paris.
ZAG is an independent global entertainment studio specializing in the creation and production of original, high-quality IP for children and the family in the film and television sector. The company was founded in France in 2009 by Jeremy Zag, who expanded its operations to include Japan, the United States and Canada between 2012 and 2017. Since its inception, the company has produced more than 200 half-hours of high-quality CGI-animated content licensed to major broadcasters and digital partners in more than out of 130 regions. ZAG has created the ZAG HEROEZ brand that encompasses the vast world of all modern-day superhero stories to be told across television, film and digital platforms. The company is famous for the world famous animated films ZAG HEROEZ Miraculous – Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir (78 x 22′), which premiered in 2015. Created by ZAG and co-produced by Method Animation, part of On Kids and Family. The second and third seasons of the series were co-produced by Zagtoon and Method Animation. More than 300 licensees have launched more than 3,000 products for the brand to date. ZAG was named “Breakthrough Studio of the Year” in 2016 by Animation Magazine’s Global Animation Network. For more information: www.zag-inc.com, https://www.youtube.com/c/miraculousladybug
About Skydance Media
Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high-quality event-level entertainment for global audiences. The company delivers stories from life with immersive worlds across the feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions. Recent fiction films include Mission: Impossible – Fallout And
extermination. Skydance’s upcoming feature films include Top Gun: Maverick, 6 Underground, Gemini And Project Terminator Untitled. Skydance Television was launched in 2013, and its current roster includes two Emmy-nominated series, Grace and Frankie And Modified carbonAnd Tom Clancy Jack RyanAnd condorAnd
Detland And Corporation. Skydance Interactive was launched in 2016 to create and publish original IP-based virtual reality video games; Their library includes mech-shooter Archangel: Hellfire And the title of the next 2019 The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners. In 2017, Skydance formed an animation division to develop and produce a slate of high-end feature films and television series in partnership with Spain’s Ilion Animation Studios.