Buddy Thunderstruck Makes its Way to China via UYoung Media
American Greetings Entertainment (AGE) has recently authorized UYoung media over the rights to sell and distribute all media in relation to the stop-motion action comedy series Buddy Thunderstruck, covering mainland China. The series was produced by Stoopid Buddy Studios and focuses on the adventures of the titular semi-truck racing dog and his albino ferret mechanic.
The series has so far debuted to critical acclaim as a Netflix Original series in March 2017, earning a nomination for two Annie Awards in the categories Outstanding Achievement for Character Design in an Animated Television/Broadcast Production and Best Animated Television/Broadcast Production for Children
“We are excited to announce our first deal with UYoung Media that will bring the high-octane adventures of Buddy Thunderstruck to more fans around the world,” said Karen Vermeulen, Head of Global Sales and Co-production at American Greetings Entertainment. “We see this as a strategic relationship and can’t wait to see the success of the show in China.”
Clara Yang, VP International Business UYoung, said: “We are delighted to be partnering with American Greeting Entertainment on this truly original show. Buddy Thunderstruck has real stand out and we look forward to introducing Buddy, the residents of Greasepit and their madcap motor adventures to children and families in China.”