EXCLUSIVE: Hannah Montana co-creator Michael Poryes has partnered with French youngsters producer Superprod Group to create an Italy-set tween comedy sequence, titled Home Sweet Rome.
The show, which follows the adventures of American lady Lucy Cole who strikes to Rome along with her father, might be shot on location within the metropolis by Superprod’s newly-acquired Italian manufacturing firm Red Monk Studio.
Doug Schwalbe, a former senior vice chairman of co-production at DreamWorks and HBO, developed the sequence with Poryes. Schwalbe serves as govt producer, whereas Poryes is the showrunner. Superprod’s Superights distributes internationally.
Poryes, who additionally co-created That’s So Raven, stated: “I’m approach jazzed by the chance to create a sequence with all that’s Rome because the backdrop and, certainly, as a personality. A 13-year-old American lady having to maneuver to this iconic metropolis and modify to new mates, new household, new tradition and a complete new way of life life, whereas sustaining old mates through social media, provides me the enjoyable likelihood to discover her distinctive state of affairs whereas all the time grounding all the pieces she experiences within the common emotional truths of being a younger teen.”
Superprod’s latest productions embrace animation function movie White Fang, which was chosen at Sundance and bought by Netflix in numerous territories, in addition to tv sequence Pat the Dog and Lassie. Superprod is producing a number of sequence for Netflix at its Paris and Angoulême-based Superprod Studios, together with Spirit Rangers and Ghee Happy.
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