41 Entertainment announced today that its new stereoscopic CG-animated version of Pac-Man will debut in 3-D the U.K. and Ireland on British Sky Broadcasting (SKY) this fall.
“We are pleased to bring Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures to our customers for the first time in 3D” states Lucy Criddle, Acquisitions Manager of SKY.
“This property has been very well received by the market and we are thrilled to be working with SKY on this deal and to have them on board,” says Allen Bohbot, CEO of 41e.
The new stereoscopic CG-animated series Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures will air on Disney XD in the fall of 2013. Produced by Namco Bandai Games, Arad Productions and 41 Entertainment (41e), the 26 x 22 show is exec produced by Avi Arad (Spider-Man, Iron Man) and Rick Ungar (Biker Mice from Mars).
The Pac-Man arcade game was first introduced by Namco in 1980. Regarded as one of the most influential games of all time, the global phenomenon also inspired a Hanna-Barbera animated show which ran on ABC from 1982 to 1983.