Roku saves The Spiderwick Chronicles after Disney+ cancellation, with the TV collection to premiere in early 2024.
The Spiderwick Chronicles has discovered a brand new dwelling at Roku. The TV collection adaptation of the fantasy journey novels by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black was initially ordered for Disney+, however the streaming service pulled the plug earlier this yr, even supposing capturing had already been accomplished.
Roku introduced at the moment that they’ve acquired the unique, premiere U.S. rights to The Spiderwick Chronicles, which can debut on The Roku Channel in early 2024. The collection follows “the coming-of-age story of the Grace Household, as they transfer from New York to Michigan and into their household’s ancestral dwelling. Upon arrival, the household not solely uncovers mysteries hidden inside their nice grandfather’s Spiderwick Property, but additionally discovers a secret, fantastical world round them.“
“It’s an honor to deliver The Spiderwick Chronicles, a spectacular adventure-filled story led by the unimaginable Christian Slater and Pleasure Bryant, solely to The Roku Channel,” mentioned Brian Tannenbaum, Head of Originals, Roku Media. “We can’t wait to introduce this exquisitely crafted collection, imagined by a world-class artistic group, to thousands and thousands of streamers.“
“We’re elated that The Spiderwick Chronicles has discovered a brand new dwelling and need to thank The Roku Channel for his or her passionate partnership,” mentioned Nicole Clemens, President of Paramount Tv Studios and Paramount+ Unique Scripted Sequence. “Our showrunner Aron Eli Coleite has crafted a good looking collection filled with all of the enchantment that made the books so beloved, and we will’t watch for audiences to fulfill these fantastic characters.“
The Spiderwick Chronicles stars Pleasure Bryant as Helen Grace, Noah Cottrell as Simon Grace, Lyon Daniels as Jared Grace, Mychala Lee as Mallory Grace, Jack Dylan Grazer because the voice of Thimbletack, and Christian Slater as Mulgarath.
This isn’t the primary time the The Spiderwick Chronicles has been tailored as Paramount Footage launched a characteristic movie in 2008 directed by Mark Waters. The film starred Freddie Highmore, Mary-Louise Parker, Sarah Bolger, Nick Nolte, Seth Rogen, and Martin Brief. It acquired largely optimistic evaluations and grossed $162 million worldwide.