Jetpack Distribution has recently secured the international rights for season one of the CG animated comedy sitcom Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed, which is adapted from the world’s longest running comic “The Beano.” The series will consist of 52 x 11 minute episodes and will allow children to see the world through the carefree, mischief-loving eyes of Dennis, Gnasher, and their friends. Production in the UK is handled by Jellyfish Pictures.
We are thrilled to be showcasing a new CGI look and feel of this loveable and infamous mischief maker at MIP,” said Jetpack Distribution’s CEO, Dominic Gardner. “Dennis & Gnasher Unleashed promises to be a real hit and contains so many elements that kids love – fun, humour, excitement and friendship. We are really looking forward to presenting the show to global buyers.”
Dennis and Gnasher Unleashed showcases an impressive all-star voice cast, lead by Freddie Fox (King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Pride) as Dennis; Ryan Sampson (Plebs) as Pieface; Rasmus Hardiker (Thunderbirds Are Go) as Walter; Kathryn Drysdale (St. Trinians) as JJ, and Kelly Marie Stewart (Hollyoaks) as Rubi.
“We are bringing a truly filmic feel to Dennis and Gnasher Unleashed. It is a high-quality CGI series rooted in real world film techniques. Using sophisticated directional lighting and real-world cameras and lenses we have created a rich and atmospheric world,” added Allison Watkins, EVP Consumer Products & TV Distribution, Beano Studios.