DQE & Method Unveil Robin Hood 3D Treatment


CANNES: DQ Entertainment and Method Animation are co-producing a 3D HD version of Robin Hood, slated for a 52×11-minute series aimed at kids 6 to 9. 

Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood is a 3D stereoscopic CGI series that has an estimated global production budget of 8.5 million euros. The series will focus on the early years of the iconic hero, taking the viewers on a journey into Sherwood Forest. 


Tapaas Chakravarti, the chairman and CEO of DQE, said: "Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves, as he is popularly known is one of the most loved characters in the world. This new series Robin Hood: Mischief in Sherwood will be produced as a high-quality stereoscopic 3D series and will appeal to kids worldwide bringing out the charm and mischief of our young hero. 

"This partnership with our own long term co-production partners Method Animation will bring to this production the benefit of the synergies that our teams have achieved together with the production of several remarkable series such as Ironman, Little Prince, Little Nick, Skyland, Peter Pan and more recently the 3D stereoscopic feature film the Prodigies, with our sister concern Onyx Films." 

Aton Soumache, CEO of Method Animation, added: "Adapting the legendary Robin Hood is such an exciting and challenging project.This hero is an iconic figure for audiences worldwide and will be adapted for animation to explore what has never been told before: the youth of Robin Hood. We will reboot the story of Robin Hood to create magical entertainment for the whole family specially appealing to kids aged 6-10 years. Watching Mischief in Sherwood audiences will discover how he became the legendary Robin Hood."