Nickelodeon is growing a preschool animated collection based mostly on BOOM! Studios’ HexVet graphic novels by Sam Davies. Brian Robbins, President & Chief Government Officer, Paramount Pictures & Nickelodeon, and Chief Content material Officer, Films and Youngsters & Household, Paramount+, made the announcement immediately. HexVet has a deliberate 2023 launch of 20 episodes for the CG and 2D-hybrid adventure-comedy collection. Paramount Shopper Merchandise may even lead client merchandise cross-category licensing worldwide for the HexVet property, so youngsters and fogeys can anticipate a lot of merchandise to be hitting bodily and digital storefronts within the close to future.
“The high-stakes adventures, wild antics and heartfelt camaraderie Nan and Clarion within the HexVet graphic novels are all nice qualities we search for in an animated collection,” stated Ramsey Naito, President, Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Animation. “It is extremely thrilling to broaden the HexVet world with an authentic collection that may deepen the connection younger readers have with the novels and seize the creativeness of latest followers of all ages.”
“The colourful world of HexVet provides our inventive staff an unbelievable alternative to translate the enchantment of the collection into merchandise throughout a number of classes,” stated Pam Kaufman, President, Paramount Shopper Merchandise. “We strategically strategy every new IP in a novel method and sit up for growing gadgets that spotlight the present’s core themes of magic, teamwork and compassion for animals, permitting youngsters to proceed their adventures with Nan and Clarion.”
HexVet is printed by way of the BOOM! Studios KaBOOM! imprint, house to R.L. Stine’s Simply Past and extra. It is an all-ages authentic graphic novels collection written by cartoonist Sam Davies. The graphic novel collection debuted in 2018 with HexVet: Witches-in-Coaching to a lot important acclaim, then launched the second e-book, HexVet: The Flying Surgical procedure, in 2019. HexVet was a Scholastic Guide Truthful choice in 2019, and has since bought over 60,000 copies and is distributed internationally in over 132 international locations. BOOM! Studios is slated to launch extra volumes within the collection.
Nicole Dubuc (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, The Rocketeer) is growing HexVet for tv, and can be the showrunner and govt producer. Frank Molieri (Transformers: Rescue Bots, The SpongeBob SquarePants Film) serves as co-executive producer and Kendall Michele Haney as story editor. The collection can be govt produced by Stephen Christy (Simply Past) and Ross Richie (2 Weapons), with Mette Norkjaer serving as co-producer, for BOOM! Studios. Manufacturing of HexVet for Nickelodeon Animation is overseen by Eryk Casemiro, Government Vice President, Nickelodeon Animation, International Sequence Content material. Kate Crownover serves as Nickelodeon’s Government in Cost of Manufacturing for the collection.