9 Story inks cartoon dev deal with Imagination Movers

The indie producer plans an animated TV series based on a live action show about four blue-suited musicians.
SCOTT DURBIN, RICH COLLINS, DAVE POCHE FRONT: SCOTT "SMITTY" SMITH

9 Story Entertainment is developing a new TV cartoon based on Imagination Movers, a group of four musicians who have their own live-action show by the same name that airs on Disney Junior.

The development deal with the musical act – which is also known for its live stage shows – is for a planned TV series called Super Movers, aimed at 4-to-7-year-olds and combining comedy, adventure and music.

Super Movers will see characters based on the the musicians Rich Collins, Scott Durbin, Dave Poche and Scott Smith given superpowers and teaching young TV viewers they have inner abilities of their own.

The development deal was announced by Natalie Dumoulin, VP of creative affairs for 9 Story Entertainment.

The Disney Junior TV show Imagination Movers aired for three seasons and 75 episodes. It was not renewed for a fourth season.