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Warner Bros.-based Hollywood Gang has partnered with Italy’s Rainbow Group to develop and produce a live-action movie inspired by the animated and popular global
TV series. This comes after Netflix recently announced it ordered two seasons of programming this year for an animated
. The original animated series ran on Nickelodeon for about five years. The property heavily draws in a young, female demographic.
The series is set in a vividly imagined world, where Bloom, a girl from Earth crosses into a Magical Dimension to enroll at Alfea College — the best school for fairies in all the realms. At Alfea College, Bloom and her fairy friends, each of whom possesses powers unique to their character, join together to form the Winx Club.
Hollywood Gang president Gianni Nunnari and The Rainbow Group Founder and CEO Iginio Straffi put the deal together. Straffi called a live-action version of the series “a dream of mine since the very beginning.”
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“It’s a charming, magical, infectiously empowering, and hip series,” said Nunnari in a statement. “We are tremendously excited to bring the live-action feature of this international sensation to the big screen for the world to enjoy.”
Hollywood Gang and the producer are currently developing a slew of projects including
But in the live action movie, are they going to start the story again?
Then its settled! Molly Quinn as Bloom Keke Palmer as Aisha Meaghan Martin as Stella Victoria Justice...
Production is currently underway on Hollywood Gang’s recently announced 10-episode series
starring Martin Freeman and Adam Brody for Crackle.
Rainbow Group has three Canadian animation studios (two in Vancouver, one in Kelowna), two in Italy (in Rome and Loreto) and subsidiaries in Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. It also is a big worldwide licensor.
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WE ARE THE WINX WE ARE THE WINX COME JOIN THE FUN WE ARE THE WINX!! Yeah this is cool I guess.
What a great opportunity to have diverse leads. We are having diverse leads right? No whitewashing?
Been waiting on this news FOR YEARS!!! Been a Winxer from the very beginning. 😀
I have always wanted a Live-action Winx Club movie and now it will happen
This is such a great news for all the Winx fans out there. Hope it comes comes out soon. So excited for this.
WOW! Just WOW! A WINX LIVE ACTION MOVIE?! OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I WILL WATCH IT THE FIRST!!!!! IT IS A VERY GOOD NEWS!!! RAINBOW DEALING WITH WARNER BROS?!! THEY CHOOSED THE RIGHT PARTENER! IT WILL ROCK!!!
Maybe an english speaking import from Asia.
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