background img

The New Stuff

758 Views

NYC Ballet and Splash for Nutcracker Specials


Mike Young and Nicolas Atlan, co-CEOs of Splash Entertainment have announced a deal to secure global rights to The Nutcracker from The George Balanchine Trust and New York City Ballet has been finalized. Also, Splash Entertainment is on its way to stepping up its production to develop, produce and distribute Daisy and The Nutcracker. The 3 x 45’ set of education 3D animated and live-action specials is a project that is co-created by Mermaid Media and NYCB and written with Gabe Pulliam (Octonauts, Olivia).

Daisy and The Nutcracker features real dancers from the famous New York City Ballet and it is based on the enchanting world that NYCB co-founder and choreographer George Balanchine created in 1954. The entire production has been performing in the city since its premiere and it has been seen by over 100,000 people each year.

The specials occur in the center of New York City, where the Ballet performs the Christmas classic at Lincoln Center. It all starts when the act ends and the backstage of the theater (full of sets, costumes, the Christmas tree) looks dark and quiet. The high-spirited ragdoll named Daisy magically awakens one day in the middle of the production and though she has no idea about the ballet, Daisy plows hastily into each situation as she struggle to her dream of becoming a ballerina.

Daisy-and-The-Nutcracker-post-620x351


Cecilia Cordero

A stay-at-home mom who writes enjoys pop culture in all of its forms. You can find more of her stuff at Super Hero Stuff I Want

Recently Published

»

Funimation Goes Plus Ultra on October 12 with Season 4 of My Hero Academia

Fans of the shonen superhero franchise My Hero Academia better ...

»

Super Dinosaur Roars with New International Deals

Skybound Entertainment and Spinmaster Ltd. recently secured a raft ...

ricky zoom
»

eOne and Nickelodeon Kickstarts Ricky Zoom

The studio behind hits such as Peppa Pig and PJ Masks, eOne, ...

»

Denver the Last Dinosaur Reboot Gets New Deals

PGS Entertainment recently secured a raft of new deals for ON Kids ...

»

Scooby-Doo: Where are you! 50th Anniversary SDCC Interviews

ToonBarn is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the world’s ...

»

Marvel Rising – Battle of the Bands Special to Launch on Youtube

This coming Wednesday, August 28 at 4PM PT, the Official Marvel ...

»

New One Punch Man Game Launched: Road to Hero

Fans of the hit shonen comedy franchise One Punch Man should ...

»

Young Justice: Outsiders SDCC RoundTable Interview

Everyone is anticipating the 3-episode finale of Young Justice: ...

»

Disney is Rebooting the Proud Family?

A lot of the young Toonbarn readers probably won’t remember ...

Skip to toolbar