Friday, February 20, 2015

Gaumont Acquires

... rights to a comic duo.

Gaumont Animation, the LA-based animation unit of the French mini-major, has picked up the exclusive worldwide option to develop and produce an animated 2D series based on the iconic comic duo Laurel & Hardy. Rights were acquired from Larry Harmon Pictures Corporation. ...

I never got doing animated versions of live-action comedies. How do you replicate this*?

It's like doing live-action versions of classic animated features.

Oh wait. ...

* Apologies for the colorization.


Chris Sobieniak said...

Whatever the case, another classic relic of the past has been traded to another group for whatever future purpose may lie.

I'm surprised Harmon's family would finally give this up at all. At least they didn't get Bozo away too.

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