Disney EMEA to Debut Counterfeit Cat


BRISTOL: Disney EMEA has set a May 12 premiere for the new Disney XD animated comedy Counterfeit Cat, a co-production between Tricon Kids & Family and Wildseed Studios.

The series will follow the comic adventures of a small blue alien in a purple cat costume who befriends Max, a real cat, after crashing his spaceship. Counterfeit Cat stars English comedian Marc Wootton and British–Iranian actor and comedian Kayvan Novak. Miles Bullough and Jesse Cleverly executive produce for Wildseed Studios, with Andrea Gorfolova and Frank Saperstein executive producing for Tricon.

Jesse Cleverly, Wildseed Studios’s creative head, said: “We’re proud to be working in partnership with Tricon on this entertaining and comical new animation, which will capture hearts, minds and funny bones of all ages around the globe. Counterfeit Cat draws on some fantastic production talent around the world and demonstrates our dedication to providing audiences with fresh, original content.”

“Tricon is thrilled to be in partnership with Wildseed Studios on our first original animated co-production for Disney EMEA and Teletoon,” said Frank Saperstein, the executive VP of Tricon Kids Family & Animation. “The creative team that has been assembled is top notch. Counterfeit Cat is an outrageously funny and witty character-driven comedy that is sure to appeal to global audiences of all ages, for many years to come.”