Shout! Factory Brings Princess Emmy to the U.S. and Canada
Media company Shout! Factory has recently signed a deal with Studio 100 Film for the distribution rights to Princess Emmy – The Movie. The deal covers distribution for the United States and Canada, with Shout! Gaining all NA distribution rights for the digital, video on demand, home entertainment, theatrical, and broadcast. Shout! Plans to launch the property across multiple platforms via their Shout! Factory Kids imprint.
Princess Emmy – The Movie was produced by Studio 100 Media, Talking Horse, Witebox, and Animationsfabrik. It features an all star cast that includes Ruby Barnhill (The BFG, Mary and the Witch’s Flower), Bella Ramsey (Game of Thrones, Netflix’s Hilda), Franka Potente (Run Lola Run, Bourne Identity) and John Hannah (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Mummy). The film is directed by Piet de Rycker (Laura’s Star, Little Polar Bear).
The official synopsis for the film:
Princess Emmy has a secret gift – she is the only one in the kingdom of Kandis who can speak to horses. She has a wonderful time with her best friends, a stable full of amazing horses. When her scheming cousin, Gizana, appears, Emmy’s chance to become an officially inaugurated princess is threatened. Additionally, she must undergo a test for the right to keep her special gift. A lot is at stake for the little princess…
“This fun-filled movie is a terrific addition to our library of exciting new family films. We look forward to presenting this delightful family adventure to North American audiences through a wide variety of entertainment distribution platforms and on family home entertainment shelves,” said Shout! Factory’s SVP of Kids & Family Entertainment, Melissa Boag.
Studio 100 Film Director of Operations Thorsten Wegener commented, “We are delighted to partner with Shout! Factory for Princess Emmy – The Movie again. Together we successfully brought iconic character Maya the Bee to the North American territories and we are convinced, that our little princess will win over her audiences as well.”