Animated series Geronimo Stilton based on a world-famous Italian children’s book series will be streaming on Future Today’s flagship kids and family streaming platform, HappyKids. The first season of Geronimo Stilton (26 x 23 min) will be available on HappyKids streaming platform throughout the US and UK.
Atlantyca Entertainment’s Geronimo Stilton marks their second deal with Future Today. Earlier this year, Future Today had secured the streaming rights to Atlantyca’s spooky and comical animated adventure series Bat Pat.
Geronimo Stilton is based-on the books of the same name by Elisabetta Dami (Scholastic distributes in the US). Both the books and TV series tell the tales of a journalist mouse as he and his family scour New Mouse City for scoops and travel on wonderful adventures around the world.
“We are so excited to have found the right streaming partner for our beloved Geronimo Stilton animated series. We are very anxious to bring his animated adventures back to his many fans. His old and new young reading enthusiasts can now enjoy seeing all of his delightful adventures come visually to life on their own favorite screens,” said distribution manager Alessandra Dematteis.
“Geronimo Stilton is a captivating, animated family series young viewers love. Geronimo’s evolution from page to screen has allowed an entire new generation of fans to join in on the adventures, while expanding their curiosity and imaginations. We couldn’t be happier to extend our partnership with Atlantyca Entertainment, and bring their extensive library of premium children’s content to millions of HappyKids viewers,” said Future Today SVP, kids and family David Di Lorenzo.
Scholastic Corporation has published the English version of Geronimo Stilton series in the U.S. since February 2004. Publishing rights of the series have been sold to many of the world’s most prestigious publishing houses.The books have been translated into 49 languages and distributed to over 150 countries.
The series has sold over 166 million copies worldwide, and with 249 editions, it is one of the best-selling children’s book series ever written. Sales of Geronimo Stilton books top 69 million in the English speaking countries.
Future Today and the HappyKids network of channels have quickly become one of the largest publishers of family-friendly content on streaming platforms, with a portfolio of over 150 apps for channels dedicated to the genre, and provides 24/7 access to many of today’s most popular TV series and movies free of charge to viewers across the world.