MUMBAI: Global entertainment production and distribution company, DQ Entertainment, has announced that Lanfeust Quest has been acquired by leading broadcasters for multiple geographical regions.
The a 26 episode animated TV series, co produced by DQE along with Gaumont Animation, France, has been acquired by Disney XD for Turkey, Spain, Benelux, German-speaking Europe, Italy and central and eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMA) regions that includes about 50 countries.
DQE holds the rights for the territories of Turkey, Middle East and all of Asia under the terms of the co production with Gaumont Animation. The series has also been picked by TVE for Spain, ABC 3 for Australia and pay-TV networks Biggs channel for Portugal.
While speaking to indiantelevision.com DQ Entertainment COO Sumedha Saraogi says, “Yes, we have the rights of Lanfeust Quest for all of Asia, the Middle East and Turkey. We are now in talks with some channels in India like Viacom 18 and Disney. But, nothing can be confirmed as of now.”
Lanfeust Quest follows the adventures of 14-year-old Lanfeust as he becomes the only hero in charge of protecting Planet Troy. Commissioned by French broadcaster M6 in September 2013, it made its channel debut on 25 September 2014. Lanfeust Quest was directed by Antoine Charreyron and Tarik Hamdine and is an adaptation of the bestselling comic franchise Lanfeust of Troy.