Emmy® Kids nominated movie sells to a raft of territories worldwide
Red Arrow International’s acclaimed event TV movie “Peter and Wendy” (1 x 2 hours) has been sold to FOX Networks Group (FNG) Latin America.
The news comes on the eve of the 2017 International Emmy® Kids Awards, for which “Peter and Wendy” is nominated for Best Kids TV Movie or Mini-Series. The awards will be announced at MIPTV in Cannes on 4 April 2017.
FNG has picked up “Peter and Wendy” for their pan-regional FOX Premium Family channel across Latin America.
The acclaimed TV movie has also sold to a raft of other territories including RTL Germany for Vox channels in Germany, Austria and Switzerland; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) Content Group in the UK; eOne Films Australia, and France, Africa, Japan, the Philippines, Israel, Poland, the Czech Republic, Turkey and Hungary.
“Peter and Wendy” is the magical family adventure, based on J.M. Barrie’s much-loved classic ‘Peter Pan’, and features an all-star cast including Stanley Tucci, Laura Fraser and Paloma Faith, and a creative team that includes BAFTA-winning writer Adrian Hodges (“My Week with Marilyn“) and BAFTA winning director Diarmuid Lawrence (“Little Dorrit“). The movie is produced by Headline Pictures (“The Man in the High Castle“, “Quartet“).
Bo Stehmeier, SVP Global Sales at Red Arrow International, said: “Peter Pan is a classic tale with universal themes and ‘Peter and Wendy’ has proved to be a magical new take on this much-loved story. We are thrilled that the movie is going to be enjoyed by audiences in Latin America on Fox’s channels, and we would like to congratulate the whole of the production team for their International Emmy® Kids Awards nomination”.
“Peter & Wendy” premiered on ITV in the UK and won immediate press and audience acclaim, with the Sunday Times calling the movie “an unmissable, beautiful work” and the Telegraph saying that “no recent version of Peter Pan has so boldly interpreted Neverland”.
“Peter & Wendy” is produced by Headline Pictures in association with Juliette Films and Catalyst Global Media in partnership with Lipsync Productions, the Luxembourg Film Fund and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity for ITV.