4Kids Entertainment to showcase 'Rocket Monkeys' at Mipcom

MUMBAI: 4Kids Entertainment is set to showcase the new ensemble space-themed comedy animation series, Rocket Monkeys, to international broadcasters at the upcoming Mipcom 2009 market in Cannes, France.

Co-produced by 4Kids Productions and Verve Boomstar, Rocket Monkeys will be launched in 2010 and will consist of 20 half-hour episodes.

Rocket Monkeys is about Wally and Gus, two best friends and Nosa-trained monkeynauts, who are on an odyssey through outer space

. Blasted into strange new worlds on a unique and specially equipped rocket, these two simians experiment with new technologies and discover alien species never seen before.


Despite Dr Chimpsky‘s instructions for space travel, neither the optimistic Wally nor the brainy Gus has any clue as to how to pilot the ship, but somehow they have the right stuff to complete their mission.

Said 4Kids Entertainment EVP International Brian Lacey, "The show‘s contemporary graphic look, combined with fast-paced comedy that arises from the conflict between the obsessive compulsive Gus and the free-spirited Wally will be endearing to viewers everywhere."

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