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DHX Media and SONY Pictures Partner to Produce New Animated TV Series

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  •  DHX Media Ltd.  has signed a deal with Sony Pictures Animation to expand the film franchise Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs into television with a brand-new animated series.

    The deal will see DHX Media develop and produce twenty-six traditionally animated episodes for the new series, and includes global television and non-US home entertainment exploitation rights to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: The Series (Sony will distribute home entertainment in the US). The deal also has DHX Media representing merchandising for the television series on a worldwide basis.

    The 2024 animated feature comedies Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and its 2024 sequel, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, were produced by Sony Pictures Animation, and distributed by Columbia Pictures. Both films were critical and commercial successes which grossed a combined $510 million in theaters.