PALO ALTO, Calif.– Outfit7 Inc., a subsidiary of Out Fit 7 Ltd and the global mobile entertainment leader behind the blockbuster Talking Friends collection of apps, announced that it is working with the Disney Interactive Media Group to produce an original animated web series based on its Talking Friends franchise. The deal extends the reach of Outfit7’s Talking Friends characters beyond the mobile app space to a new online entertainment platform.
Disney Interactive Media Group, in conjunction with Outfit7, will develop the original web series featuring Talking Tom Cat, Talking Ben the Dog, as well as other beloved Talking Friends characters. Fans worldwide will be able to follow the hilarious antics of Tom and Ben as they set off on a host of outrageous adventures. The series will run on Disney.com, Disney’s new network on YouTube, and will be accessible through the Talking Friends mobile apps.
“Tom, Ben and the entire Talking Friends cast are international celebrities who have built strong emotional connections with millions of fans worldwide. As a result they are transcending the mobile space to new entertainment mediums with online video being one of the first,” said Samo Login, Founder & CEO of Out Fit 7 Ltd. “Partnering with the renowned creative talent at Disney in addition to Disney’s broad distribution capabilities allows Talking Friends fans everywhere to experience the characters in a fantastic new manner.”
“The Talking Friends characters are global mobile app sensations. We’re thrilled to bring these very popular characters to life in a new family-friendly online video series,” said Mark L. Walker, Senior Vice President, Disney.com.
The Talking Friends collection of apps has quickly become a global entertainment phenomenon having achieved #1 chart status in over 100+ countries. In less than two years, Outfit7’s Talking Friends collection of apps has been downloaded more than 390 million times. Outfit7 averages more than 35 million downloads per month, and the Talking Friends franchise has over 750,000 user generated videos uploaded to YouTube that have been viewed more than 354 million times.
For more information on Outfit7’s collection of Talking Friends apps, please visit: www.Outfit7.com