We've got some MAGICAL news to share!
We are thrilled to announce that Brown Bag Films is co-producing brand new animated series 'Sadie Sparks' which is set to launch on the Disney Channel in 2019!
The series is a co-production between our Dublin studio and Parisian company Cyber Group Studios and aimed for kids ages six to 11.
Created and directed by Bronagh O’Hanlon, alongside a writing team led by Rebecca Hobbs, the series follows the adventures of Sadie, a 14-year-old girl with magical powers, who must juggle high school life with her new role as a wizard-in-training. To harness her volatile abilities, she receives mentorship from Gilbert, a very old and very grumpy rabbit sent to the human CGI-animated world from a magical 2D-animated realm.
The all-star UK voice cast, which was announced today at the Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield, England, features The Evermoor Chronicles‘ Georgia Lock as Sadie, and comedian Rufus Hound (Argumental, Celebrity Juice) as her cranky rabbit wizard mentor, Gilbert.
The series features the voice talents of Strictly Come Dancing's Craig Revel-Horwood as snobbish snake Cornelius, Dominique Moore (Footballer's Wives) as Sadie's best friend Lulu, Joshua LeClair (Pitch Battle) as B movie-obsessed Teepee, Sammy Moore (The Evermoor Chronicles) as boy-next-door Sam and Tyger Drew-Honey (Outnumbered), who plays wannabe wizard, Blaine. Completing the cast are Morwenna Banks, Laura Aikman, Dan Renton Skinner and Rufus Jones.
We can't wait to unveil more from Sadie Sparks with you all soon!
The series has been in the works since 2014 when it was tentatively titled Gilbert and Allie.