Atomic Cartoons sets up next series

The Vancouver-based prodco has teamed up once again with The Last Kids on Earth writer Max Brallier on a new series based on his Eerie Elementary books.

Thunderbird Entertainment’s Atomic Cartoons has teamed with writer Max Brallier once again, optioning his kids book series Eerie Elementary, which he wrote under the pen name Jack Chabert.

The Vancouver-based prodco previously optioned Brallier’s The Last Kids on Earth for series development, with Netflix taking worldwide rights  to the upcoming series this past March.

Atomic is now developing the 30-minute anthology series, Eerie, for kids ages six and up. Each episode will feature a live-action episodic tale interspersed with spooky animated mini-stories. Brallier will serve as creator and executive producer, with Thunderbird CEO Jennifer McCarron and Matthew Berkowitz exec producing.

It’s been a busy month for Atomic, which announced last week that it has optioned and is in development on Princesses Wear PantsNew York Times Best-Selling book series written by Today Show co-anchor Savannah Guthrie and Allison Oppenheim. Atomic’s McCarron and Berkowitz will exec produce for Atomic, alongside Flower Films’ Drew Barrymore and series creators Guthrie and Oppenheim.