Anderson Leisure and Tiny Giants Announce ‘Kate Kestrel and the Terrahawks’



The 1983 collection, Terrahawks, initially co-created by Gerry Anderson, the person behind Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Area:1999, is being reimagined for a 21st century viewers, greater than 30 years after its authentic run ended. Anderson Leisure and Tiny Giants have introduced they’re in improvement on Kate Kestrel and the Terrahawks, based mostly on the enduring sci-fi collection.

The unique collection adopted the adventures of a job power defending Earth towards invasion by a bunch of extraterrestrial androids and aliens led by Zelda. Terrahawks was much less strait-laced than any of Anderson’s earlier collection, that includes a wry, tongue-in-cheek humor, in addition to dramatic jeopardy.

The brand new present facilities round Kate Kestrel as she rises by the ranks of the Terrahawks group and defends the Earth from alien invasion whereas uncovering secrets and techniques about her household’s darkish previous.

“Terrahawks has all the time been certainly one of my favourite Gerry Anderson collection, and has an obsessive and devoted cult following, with Zelda being one of the vital recurrently talked about 80s youngsters TV characters on-line,” commented Anderson Leisure managing director, Jamie Anderson. “I’m thrilled to be working with Tiny Giants on reimagining the collection to entertain, encourage and excite a complete new technology, as the unique collection did over three a long time in the past.”

Tiny Giants CEO and founder, Stu Gamble, added, “Once I was a child, Zelda scared the dwelling daylights out of me. We will’t wait to work with the legacy and heritage of the world co-created by Gerry Anderson in bringing Terrahawks to a brand-new viewers with deep, wealthy characters and world constructing that may pull you in and never allow you to go.”

Anderson Leisure has been working with Star Wars artist and well-known illustrator JAKe on early redevelopment, whereas additionally becoming a member of forces with Tiny Giants to organize the present for pitching to broadcasters and SVODs. JAKe will proceed in a senior inventive function. Steve Begg, the present’s authentic designer and FX supervisor, might be returning to reimagine the Terrahawks’ automobiles.

Kate Kestrel and the Terrahawks is being executively produced by Jamie Anderson (Gerry Anderson’s Firestorm) and Stu Gamble (Mansour, Nexo Knights). The showrunner is Mark Hoffmeier (Spiderman, Nexo Knights, Marvel Superheroes – Guardians of the Galaxy: The Thanos Risk) who’s producing with Mike Penketh (Bob’s Burgers, Gravity Falls, Wander Over Yonder and Tron) and Vicky Kjaer Jensen (Ninjago).

The basic Terrahawks collection was lately remastered in excessive definition by Community Distributing, who manages worldwide distribution. Traditional collection licensing is managed by Larkshead Media.

Supply: Tiny Giants

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