BET Inks Animation Pact With Film Roman Studios
Tuesday August 15, 8:00 am ET
Animation Division Announces Major Partnerships with Creators of 'The Simpsons' and Milestone Media's Dwayne McDuffie to Develop Originals for Multi-Platform Distribution
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- BET's newly-established animation division announces two new major deals in the world of animation. BET has partnered with Film Roman, the award-winning animation studio behind primetime hits "The Simpsons" and "King of the Hill," to produce a slate of animated films and multi-platform series. In addition, BET is re-uniting Denys Cowan, BET Senior Vice President of Animation and his former creative partner, Milestone Media co-founder Dwayne McDuffie -- the creative minds behind Static Shock, the WB's top-rated Saturday morning cartoon and top-selling comic series -- to create a new action adventure series.
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