Disney Takes DIC’s Movie Toons International

The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Walt Disney International will air DIC’s Incredible Movie Toons on the Disney Channel in key overseas territories.

The four-year deal will see DIC’s 90-minute animated features broadcast in France, Germany, Italy, Southeast Asia, the U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Portugal, the Middle East and Scandinavia.

Already licensed to Nickelodeon, The 39 Incredible Movie Toons feature Dennis the Menace, Inspector Gadget, Madeline, Sabrina and other properties from the DIC library, as well as original stories and tales from classic literature.

Premiering Sundays this month on Nickelodeon are The Time Machine, The Lost World — Dinosaur Island and The Mark Of Zorro. Offerings for 2003 will include Annie, Thor, Black Beauty and The Wizard of Oz.