Animation studio ZAG and ON Kids & Family (Mediawan Group) are taking the superhero stars of the action-comedy series, Miraculous Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, on their first overseas adventures. Disney Channel and Disney+ have acquired the global premiere rights to Miraculous World – New York – United HeroeZ and Miraculous World – Shanghai – Lady Dragon.
The first film will make its debut on-air in fall 2020, and the second one is scheduled for spring 2021. An animated Miraculous theatrical film is also currently in production with a US$60-million budget to launch globally in fall 2021/early 2022.
Created by ZAG and produced by ZAG and ON kids & family (Mediawan Group), the 3D-CGI TV movies are directed by Thomas Astruc. Originally greenlit for Disney EMEA, the series airs in more than 120 countries worldwide and was recently picked up by Disney Channel US.
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (130 x 22′) follows the adventures of two seemingly typical teens with secret identities, Marinette and Adrien, who magically transform into superheroes, Ladybug and Cat Noir.