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Former DreamWorks Animation chief and How to Train Your Dragon producer Bonnie Arnold is teaming with a new production company launched by Moley creator James Reatchlous. Arnold will be an executive producer for Two Daughters Entertainment, which is launching with a slate of three unnamed entertainment properties that will launch over five years. She is best known as Co-President then President of Feature Animation at DreamWorks Animation, and for producing the How to Train Your Dragon franchise. Also joining Two Daughters are Moley producer Tony Nottage, director Leon Joosen and former WarnerMedia kids entertainment exec Andreea Spasova, who is Head of Marketing and PR. Reatchlous’ animated franchise Moley began as a bedtime story for his two daughters — hence the company name. It airs in 140 territories and on Boomerang channels across EMEA and been sold globally by distributor Jetpack Distribution, which has struck a pair of new deals today. Chinese digital and new media distributor Jetsen Huashi has scored a sub-distribution agreement to sell linear, digital and video-on-demand rights to TV and digital platforms in the country and Polish public service broadcaster TVP has taken local rights to the series and 30-minute special Master Moley: By Royal Invitation. Project details of Two Daughters’ slate weren’t forthcoming but the company said they would “be of a similar cinematographic and talent quality as Moley.” Reatchlous claimed they will “wow the industry.”
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