Moonscoop has revealed details of its forthcoming tennis themed animation, Turboten.
It will be developed in conjunction with French Federation of Tennis (FFT) and with the help from the top five-world ranking and French number one tennis player Jo Wilfried Tsonga.
The television series, aimed at kids aged six and over, is an adventure comedy featuring two heroes called Sunny and Marina who are students at secret tennis school Turbo Centre, where they are developing the extreme tennis skills needed to take part in the global tournament Turboten.
Moonscoop and brand management company I Can Fly is planning to grow Turboten into a 360-degree property. Nicolas Fouillet, executive director of I Can Fly, said: "We have significant partners supporting this project which will help to bring the brand to fruition, and create a unique transmedia experience for kids."
Christophe Di Sabatino, president of Moonscoop, added: "We a looking forward working with our partners on a project where sport, passion, challenges and team spirit will be bought together in an adventure for television and beyond."
Jean-Pierre Dartevelle, VP of the FFT said: "Turboten is a fantastic project that speaks directly to the imagination of all children. We are delighted to be associated with this project."