Hold onto your seats, spy-fi fans! Banijay Kids & Family has just confirmed that Warner Bros. Discovery acquired the upcoming, highly anticipated series of the iconic animation Totally Spies! for EMEA and the US. French broadcaster Gulli and Discovery Kids LatAm are already on board as co-producers, making this revival a truly global affair!
Get ready for the return of your favorite 2D animated series, Totally Spies!, set to make a triumphant comeback in 2024. With an original run that started in 2001 and spanned six thrilling seasons, the series will now premiere on Cartoon Network US before launching on Max in EMEA. The excitement builds as our legendary secret agents, Sam, Clover, and Alex, embark on a new chapter in a new city, battling a fresh lineup of dastardly villains!
Benoît Di Sabatino, Producer and Banijay Kids & Family CEO, couldn’t contain his enthusiasm, saying, “With strong female leads and an aesthetic that has inspired a generation, Totally Spies! is an iconic show with a hugely passionate global fanbase, eager to join the agents on their latest adventures. The new series stays true to all the key elements that make the show so popular, but has been lovingly updated for a new audience, reflecting the modern challenges faced by both high-schoolers and spies alike!”
Aurelie Wack of Warner Bros. Discovery Kids & Family, EMEA, shares in the excitement, saying, “We are thrilled to be bringing the much-awaited iconic spy trio Sam, Clover, and Alex to Max and Cartoon Network in EMEA. We cannot wait to welcome Totally Spies!’ passionate fanbase to our platforms and introduce the girls to a brand new audience. With strong female leads and a diverse offering of modern themes, the France-produced hit Totally Spies! broadens our appeal and demonstrates our commitment to European content.”
The adrenaline-pumping new season will consist of 26 nail-biting 22-minute episodes, produced by Benoît Di Sabatino and directed by Stephane Berry, who directed five previous seasons. Gary Milne and Ludovic Taron are set to serve as Executive Producers.
Zodiak Kids & Family Distribution will handle the global distribution of this beloved franchise, ensuring that fans around the world can join Sam, Clover, and Alex on their exhilarating new adventures! So brace yourselves, because Totally Spies! is back and better than ever!