Genius Brands, Alibaba Bring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Stan Lee Series to China

New series will premiere on the Alibaba Group’s video streaming platform Youku.

License Global

October 15, 2019

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Genius Brands has formed a strategic co-production partnership with Alibaba Group’s video streaming platform Youku to co-produce the all-new children’s animated series “Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten.”

Genius Brands, POW! Entertainment and Youku will co-produce 52 x 11 episodes of the comedy, action-adventure series, which will be available to Chinese audiences on the Youku streaming platform. Created by Stan Lee as one of his final projects, the series targets kids ages 4 to 7. It stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, who also serves as executive producer through his Oak Productions studio. The co-creator of the Deadpool comic, Fabian Nicieza is scripting the series.

Genius Brands is currently in active discussions with potential U.S. partners and debuted “Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten” to international buyers at this year’s MIPJunior.

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