Paris & Hollywood – Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH) has optioned the rights from Fun Crew Ltd. to develop and produce (52 x 11’) episodes of the 2D digital animated children’s series, COSMO, BUD & BOO, which the company will debut at Kidscreen Summit 2014 taking place February 9-12, 2014 in New York.

COSMO, BUD & BOO is being co-developed with industry veteran and creative consultant, Debbie MacDonald, who previously served as an executive at Nickelodeon U.K., where she was responsible for award-winning and nominated commissions and acquisitions, including Peppa Pig, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, Humf, Poppy Cat, Fifi & the Flowertots, Olive the Ostrich, Tickety Tock and Roary the Racing Car.

“We immediately responded to the fantastic idea and visuals of COSMO, BUD & BOO that Fun Crew presented, and we knew that together we could create a visually captivating series with engaging characters and fun storylines that would resonate with children everywhere,”said Steven Wendland, Vice President and Head of Creative for Technicolor’s Animation & Games business. “We are excited to work with Fun Crew and Debbie MacDonald to bring the series to life and look forward to presenting the concept to potential partners at the upcoming Kidscreen Summit.”