Press Start! the internationally-acclaimed book series by Thomas Flintham is soon to make the leap from page to small screen.
Cyber Group Studios, producer and distributor of animated series for children and families worldwide, has partnered with Peacock, a video streaming service, to bring “Press Start!,” its new CG-animated comedy adventure series for children ages 5-7, to U.S. audiences. Now in production, “Press Start!” is based on the Scholastic book series of the same name by author/illustrator Thomas Flintham. The series is expected to begin streaming on Peacock in 2023.
“Press Start!” follows the adventures of brother and sister duo, Sunny and Rue Zaki. Their mysterious game controller gives them the ability to enter the world of their favourite fast-paced videogame, “24 KARAT QUEST” where they team up with their idol, Super Rabbit Boy and help him save the world one eight-bit villain at a time.
Tom’s adventure series of books has already sold more than 2 million copies in the U.S. since their 2017 debut. Currently, 11 titles are available and published worldwide, with four more in the pipeline.