BBC grabs UK rights for Toonz’s Wolverine series
Posted online: Saturday, May 05, 2007 at 0000 hours IST
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, MAY 4: BBC has grabbed television rights in the UK for First Serve Toonz’s (JV between Toonz Animation India and First Serve International) new animation series based on the iconic Marvel character Wolverine. The rights are for the first series of 26 half-hour episodes, First Serve Toonz has said, here.
BBC deal confirms Toonz’s standing on the platform of ‘quality programming’, P Jayakumar, CEO, Toonz Animation India said. Toonz Animation in Technopark in Kerala Capital is India’s biggest ink animation studio
. The issual of rights was for a huge undivulged fee, Toonz sources said.