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[11/27/18 - 08:32 AM]
Netflix to Create Exclusive Slate of Original Animated Event Series from the Iconic Roald Dahl Story Universe
The project will be based on the books from the acclaimed and award-winning author's best-selling library, including "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "Matilda," "The BFG," "The Twits," and many other beloved titles.







ROALD DAHL UNIVERSE PROJECT (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/27/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Netflix's press release, November 2018) Willy Wonka and the Oompa-Loompas are joining The BFG, Matilda, The Twits, and a host of other iconic characters who have all found a brand new home together on Netflix! Netflix and The Roald Dahl Story Company jointly announced today that Netflix is extending the Roald Dahl universe of stories for global family audiences with an exclusive new slate of original animated event series, based on the books from the acclaimed and award-winning author's best-selling library, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, The Twits, and many other beloved titles. Roald Dahl stories have long inspired award-winning feature films and stage productions. But now, for the first time, Netflix will bring together the highest quality creative, visual, and writing teams to extend the stories in this first-of-its-kind slate of premium animated event series and specials for audiences of all ages and for families to enjoy together. Netflix intends to remain faithful to the quintessential spirit and tone of Dahl while also building out an imaginative story universe that expands far beyond the pages of the books themselves.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Roald Dahl as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Roald Dahl Story Company