Dandelooo has secured presale deals for the second season of the preschool series Ernest and Célestine—The Collection, based on the books by Belgian author and illustrator Gabrielle Vincent.
France TV, TV5MONDE, TVP (Poland), RTP (Portugal), DR (Denmark), Česká televize (Czech Republic), RTBF (Belgium), CLS (Russia), HRT (Croatia), LTV (Latvia), RTVS (Slovenia), YLE (Finland) and RTS (French-speaking Switzerland) have come on board.
The 26 new 13-minute episodes, produced by Folivari (France) and Melusine (Belgium), will be available in April 2022. Ernest and Célestine—The Collection follows the adventures of a big eccentric bear and a mischievous little mouse. The second season will introduce three new characters and focus on Célestine and her mice friends.
Producers Didier and Damien Brunner of Folivari said: “This year, Ernest and Célestine will celebrate their 40 years of friendship, but their story has never been so modern, thanks to the second season of the collection. We are delighted that they will be making friends around the world with the second season and the second feature film soon to be released in cinemas.”
Emmanuèle Pétry Sirvin, co-founder of Dandelooo, added: “We are very honored that Didier and Damien Brunner have chosen Dandelooo once again as the worldwide distributor for this wonderful series which touches kids’ hearts all over the world.”