Method Brings Back Little Prince

The Little Prince is coming back to TV, with Method Animation announcing plans for CG-animated series based on the popular children’s books with a budget of $27.5 million, according to Variety.

Based on the popular French children’s book series by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the series is currently in production with delivery scheduled for December 2010.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, La Fabrique d’Images, India’s DQ Entertainment, German pubcaster ARD and Italy’s RAI Fiction are co-producing the series.

The property was the basis for the anime series The Adventures of the Little Prince, made in the 1970s by the Knack animation studio. A dubbed version aired in the United States in the early 1980s.