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Burbank, Calif., August 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Paramount+ today announced BABY SHARK GREAT MOVIE! (working title), the first-ever original animated feature film based on the globally acclaimed preschool property, is set to premiere in the United States in 2023. Co-produced by Nickelodeon Animation and The Pinkfong Company and directed by Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award- winner Alan Foreman (“The Casagrandes”, “Welcome to the Wayne”), the film will follow baby shark and his family as they move to Chomp City, the big city of sharks.
In BABY SHARK GREAT MOVIE!, baby shark is forced to leave the world he loves after his family moves to the big city and must adjust to his new life without his best friend, William. When baby shark meets an evil pop starfish named Stariana who plans to steal his gift of song in order to dominate all underwater music, he must break his spell to restore harmony to the seas.
Hit Preschool Series Nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards”baby shark Big Show!” launched globally in 2021 on Nickelodeon-branded channels and platforms and was recently picked up for a second season. The show ranks as the #1 preschool series on all television in the US for 2Q22.”baby shark Big Show!” features a lineup of swimming voice actors: Kimiko Glenn (“Orange is the new black”) as baby shark, Luke Youngblood (“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”) like William, Natasha Rothwell (“Insecure”) as Mommy Shark, Eric Edelstein (“We Bare Bears”) as Daddy Shark, Debra Wilson (“MADtv”) as Grandma Shark, and Patrick Warburton (“Seinfeld”) as Grandpa Shark.
“Pinkfong Baby Shark” was launched on YouTube in November 2015 and took the world by storm, becoming the world’s first video to reach 10 billion views on YouTube, making it the most viewed video in YouTube history. With music, characters, story and dance all combined, the song was certified RIAA Diamond and 11x platinum single for selling over 11 million units in the US, and spawned a viral phenomenon. , #BabySharkChallenge, generating over 1 million cover videos worldwide.
BABY SHARK GREAT MOVIE! is produced by Nickelodeon Animation in Burbank, California.whose production is supervised by Eric CasemiroExecutive Vice President, Nickelodeon Animation, Global Series Content.
“baby shark Big Show!” is produced by Gary “Doodles” DiRaffaele (“Breadwinners”), Tommy Sica (“Breadwinners”) and Whitney Ralls (“My Little Pony: Equestria Girls”). The series is produced by Nickelodeon Animation in Burbank, California.whose production is supervised by Eric CasemiroExecutive Vice President, Nickelodeon Animation, Global Series Content.
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About Pinkfong Company
The Pinkfong Company is a global entertainment company delivering entertainment content and experiences around the world. Driven by award-winning brands and IPs, the company has created and distributed a range of content across all genres and formats, including original animated series, live world tours, interactive games, and more. Believing in the power of entertaining and engaging content, The Pinkfong Company is committed to connecting people around the world and bringing joy and inspiration to global audiences of all ages. For more information, visit our website or follow the company on LinkedIn.
Nickelodeon, now in its 43rd year, is the number one entertainment brand for children. She has built a diverse global business by putting children first in everything she does. The brand includes television programming and production in United States and worldwide, as well as consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon is part of Paramount’s global portfolio of multimedia entertainment brands (Nasdaq: PARA, PARAA).