Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has greenlit a new original animated comedy-adventure D.N.Ace, a fun mix of science fiction and science fact aimed at kids ages 6-9. Forty 2 x 11-min. episodes will now go into production, to be aired on Teletoon Network in Canada. The series will be represented in Japan by Dentsu and OLM, which will consult on the production.
Created and executive produced by Matthew Wexler, D.N.Ace follows curious, adventure-loving, mischief-making, proudly nerdy, 12-year-old Ace Ripley who suddenly learns he holds an incredible ability to manipulate DNA by fusing the genes of a living thing with any other thing, to create something entirely new. The hero-in-the-making uses his newfound power to create ridiculous, amazing, and even terrifying mash-up creatures, and tries to save his town from total chaos while trying to have the time of his life.
“We can’t wait to introduce this stand-out series with its distinctive mix of sci-fi, fact, laughter, and thrills to our viewers,” said Scott Dyer, President, Nelvana Enterprises. “Kids love to create and dream up the unimaginable, and the inventive possibilities of D.N.Ace and its mashup mayhem will resonate well with our audience.”