Banijay Kids & Family has announced that new CGI action-comedy Shasha & Milo, co-produced by Zodiak Kids & Family France (a Banijay Kids & Family company) and South Korean studio, Pingo Entertainment, will launch in Korea with public broadcaster EBS.
The series centres around 12-year-old Shasha and Milo, who are given a secret new role as the Crescent Island Guardians. Gifted with the power to transform between human, cat, and a formidable hybrid form, they must protect the island from villainous forces, whilst navigating the daily complexities of pre-teen life.
Benoît Di Sabatino, Executive Producer and CEO, Banijay Kids & Family, said: “Shasha & Milo brings together the best creative talent from France and Korea, to deliver a universally appealing, premium kids show. It’s fantastic to welcome EBS on-board for the series, which has been attracting significant interest from international broadcasters.”
Miran Choi, Producer, EBS, and Kyung Jin Jeon, Producer, EBS, added: “As Korea's leading children's program broadcaster, EBS is delighted to present a program produced with exceptional quality like Shasha & Milo to Korean children. We anticipate that children will be gifted with an enjoyable time through the friendship and adventures of Shasha and Milo.”
Shasha & Milo is a co-production between Zodiak Kids & Family France (a Banijay Kids & Family company) and Pingo Entertainment. Warner Bros. Discovery Latin America and Chinese company Tencent have previously been confirmed to broadcast the upcoming series.
Aimed at 6-9-year-olds, the 25x22’ and 12x2’ shorts are executive produced by Benoît di Sabatino, Gary Milne and Hee Seok Shin. Seul Gee Yoo is Co-Director and Creative Producer, and Hyeong Min Kim is Co-Director.
Pingo Entertainment exclusively controls all rights in Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia, Zodiak Kids & Family Distribution controls international distribution rights in the rest of the world.