Posts Tagged ‘babar’

Review: “Babar: The Classic Series” The Complete First Season: Babar Begins

by Christopher Glennonon July 23, 2012
Let’s face it, talking animals are bizarre. The idea is fun and entertaining, but sometimes the execution can be shaky, especially when talking animals are placed side-by-side with talking humans with no language barrier, and especially when said talking animals are completely naked and prance around in the jungle with a human civilization right down […]

"Babar and Father Christmas": Good Christmas Gifts Come In Elephant-Sized Packages

by Christopher Glennonon December 22, 2011
Babar the Elephant is a children’s literary character who has seen a couple of adaptations, including a charming, fairly-long running series from the late 80s by Nelvana. Now, in the age of digitally restored and remastered theme-based single disc DVD releases, the 80’s Babar cartoon (or The Classic Series as the case calls it) returns […]

"Babar" Finds a Home in Germany

by Maxie Zeuson August 26, 2010
German broadcaster KI.KA has picked up rights to the first 26 episodes of Babar and the adventures of Badou, a new CG-animated series that updates the classic Babar stories and adds his eight-year-old grandson and his friends to the cast, Nelvana Enterprises said today. The series, which will debut on Canada’s YTV in November, will […]

"Twilight" Producers License "Babar" for CGI/Live-Action Hybrid Movie

by Ed Liuon August 10, 2010
The Deadline weblog is reporting that Temple Hill (producers of the Twilight series of movies) has licensed the rights to the Babar the Elephant from Nelvana and the Clifford Ross Company, with an eye to producing a live-action/CGI hybrid movie akin to Alvin and the Chipmunks and the recently released Marmaduke. (via TZ member PowerZord)

"Babar," "Max & Ruby" Get New Deals

by Maxie Zeuson June 2, 2010
Babar and the Adventures of Badou will be coming to new international territories under a raft of deals announced by Nelvana today. The Canadian animation house has secured outlets for the new, CG-animated Babar on Playhouse Disney Japan, ABC TV Australia, TV New Zealand, TV2 Norway, YLE 2 Finland, DR TV Denmark, Thai PBS and […]