Paris, 31 May 2012 – Moonscoop, the worldwide brand management and entertainment company representing properties from some of the leading animation producers across the globe, is set to co-produce exciting new animated series Turboten with production and brand management company I Can Fly.
The show is being developed in association with the French Federation of Tennis and top five-world ranking and French number one tennis player Jo Wilfried Tsonga. The French Federation of Tennis (FFT) has a branded Turboten dedicated children’s space at Roland Garros (The French Open) 2012 in the RG Lab 2050 Zone.
Jean-Pierre Dartevelle, Vice President of the FFT said: "Turboten is a fantastic project that speaks directly to the imagination of all children. We are delighted to be associated with this project."
Jo Wilfried Tsonga added: "I am very happy to be involved in this fantastic venture which will communicate educational and sporting values to kids."
Nicolas Fouillet, Executive Director of I Can Fly said: "We have significant partners supporting this project which will help to bring the brand to fruition, and create a unique transmedia experience for kids."
Christophe Di Sabatino, President of Moonscoop added: "We a looking forward working with our partners on a project where sport, passion, challenges and team spirit will be bought together in an adventure for television and beyond."
The television series, aimed at kids aged 6 and over, is an adventure comedy featuring two heroes called Sunny and Marina who are students at secret tennis school Turbo Centre, where they are developing the extreme tennis skills needed to take part in the global tournament Turboten. Moonscoop and I Can Fly plan to grow Turboten into an innovative 360° property.
In addition, Indeez is publishing a comic book to complement the series, and help grow awareness of the property in advance of the broadcast launch. The comic is a prequel to the television series.