Bubble Gum Interactive has confirmed that its successful kids' virtual world, Little Space Heroes, is being made into a cartoon.
Being prepared for mobile, online and traditional broadcast TV, the series is being created with the help of Executive Producer Graham Cousens, who has over 15 years experience creating kids' TV and is the former Creative Director for the Disney Channel, and writer Robert Greenberg, who has written for previous Australian television shows including Round the Twist, and written cut scenes for Nickelodeon's Globs of Doom and Attack of the Toybots shows.
Paul Gray, Community Director at BGI, said: "The entire team is really excited to be developing the cartoons. Our fan base is already asking when they'll see the adventures of the Little Space Heroes on screens around the world - the answer is, pretty soon!"
Philip Mason, Executive Producer at BGI, added: "We are super excited to be able to produce the backstory. Being able to build on the story and sense of jeopardy using cartoons as a medium is awesome, and hopefully kids everywhere will work even harder to find Shadowbot and rescue the glows as fast as they can!"
Little Space Heroes has received grant support from Screen Australia, and has raised significant funding so far from the Digital Media Fund (now the Interactive Media Fund) and the Sydney Angel Sidecar Fund. It has also already branched out into accessories for the brand, been nominated for a Pixel Award and been officially recognised by the Deputy Premier of New South Wales.
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