Sadie Sparks Coming Soon
Disney have announced a new supernatural animated series is coming to the Disney Channel in 2019, the show is called Sadie Sparks and features the voice talents of Strictly Come Dancing’s Craig Revel-Horwood, comedian Rufus Hound and British actress Georgia Lock. It’s aimed at kids ages six to 11 and is being made by Brown Bag Films’ Dublin studio and Parisian company Cyber Group Studios.
The show follows the enchanting story of a 14-year-old girl, Sadie, who finds out she has magical abilities and becomes a wizard-in-training, with the guidance and mentorship from a very old and very grumpy rabbit, Gilbert, who is sent to the human world from the Magical Realm to train Sadie and harness her volatile magical skills. Sadie must navigate the challenging world of high school, juggling exams whilst training to be a wizard.
This show will be portray the two worlds in different animation styles, the Magical Realm appears in 2D and the human world in CGI.
Orion Ross, VP Content, Animation, Digital & Acquisitions, Disney Channels EMEA said,
“Animation is integral to the storytelling and heart of Disney Channel and we’re excited for our audiences to get to know this new band of mysterious and wonderful characters, as we follow our protagonist Sadie who learns to master her wizard powers with the help of her best friend, as well as juggling normal 14-year-old challenges, such as high school and forming unbreakable friendships. There is a lot of heart and warmth to Sadie Sparks, which we believe will really resonate with Disney Channel fans.”
As with other Disney shows, expect to see a wide selection of new merchandise coming out when the show is released.
Source – Deadline