Disney EMEA

Disney EMEA unveils huge animation slate at Annecy

Disney EMEA used the Annecy International Animated Film Festival to announce new series Vikingskool, as well as showcase a number of other original series in production including 101 Dalmation Street. The company also used the event to confirm Disney Channels’ commitment to working with producers from across the region. Vikingskool, created by Norwegians Frederick P. […]

Amazon gains Euro rights for Disney titles

Amazon is launching two new series exclusively for Prime Video as part of a new deal with Disney EMEA. Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger will be available on Prime Video in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France and Italy in June, a day after its US premier. It tells the story of two teenagers from […]

Disney launching Miranda Hart web series

Disney EMEA is launching So Sammy, a new shortform kids series from British comedian and actor Miranda Hart. The series will be made by UK indie King Bert, which Hart founded in 2014 alongside fellow comic and actor David Walliams, with backing from BBC Worldwide. So Sammy is the first original for the Disney Channel’s […]

Disney EMEA to remake Israeli teen drama

Disney EMEA is to remake Disney Channel Israeli original musical drama North Star. The live-action series will likely feature a UK cast with filming commencing in spring next year ahead of launch of Disney Channels across EMEA later in 2016. The 13x22mins show, also titled North Star as a working title, is based on a […]

Disney gives Nina, Didn’t Do it new runs

Disney Channel’s comedy I Didn’t Do it and Disney EMEA’s short-form toon Nina Needs to Go (pictured) have both landed second seasons. I Didn’t Do it stars recording artist Olivia Holt (Kickin’ it) as part of a group of teenagers navigating high school while dealing with crazy situations. Regular Disney live-action collaborator It’s a Laugh […]

Hollywood Studio formats

Plans are underway to make some of the most iconic US shows ever for local broadcasters with international versions of 24, Breaking Bad, ER, Glee and Gossip Girl planned in countries as far afield as Israel and China. Shows including Prison Break, Law & Order and Desperate Housewives have already had the remake treatment and […]