Moi J’aime La Télévision (MJTV) and Helion Pictures are seeking sales companies and distributors for their trilogy of films based on long-running TV series, Genie in the House.
The first Genie in the House movie will start shooting in 2010 with a release scheduled for 2011. Phil Ox, managing director of MJTV, will produce the films and Steven Bawol, managing director of Helion will direct.
Grant Cathro and Lee Pressman are on board as writers and Estelle Lafoy will be responsible for the films’ international sales and financing. The cast includes Adam Morris, Angus Kennedy, Jordan Metcalfe, Katie Sheridan and Victoria Longley who all star in the television series.
The TV series, which is currently in its third series, is broadcast on Nickelodeon UK and Canal J in France and has sold to over a hundred territories worldwide including Italy, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Australia, New Zealand and across Africa and Asia.
The Genie in the House trilogy follows the antics of two teenage girls who have own genie. Against their father’s orders, they try to make use of his powers.