or


[03/02/10 - 04:35 AM]
The High-Tech Action-Packed Iron Man: Armored Adventures Is Set for a Second Season!
26 all-new episodes are set to be produced for the second season.

[via press release from DQE]

The High-Tech Action-Packed IRON MAN: ARMORED ADVENTURES is Set for a Second Season!

HYDERABAD, India, March 2, 2010 -- DQE, the animation, gaming, live action entertainment Production and Distribution Company, in collaboration with their co-production partners Marvel Animation and Method Animation, are pleased to announce they will co-produce 26 all-new episodes for a second season of the popular animated series Iron Man.

The first season of Iron Man: Armored Adventures debuted in the United States on Nicktoons Network in April 2009 to both critical and audience acclaim, with the hour-long premiere event becoming the highest rated original series premiere in Nicktoons history. While the incredibly successful first season continues to air on broadcasters throughout the world, DQ Entertainment, Marvel Animation and Method Animation have announced they will co-produce 26 all-new episodes for a second season of the popular animated series at a multi million Euro production budget.

Tapaas Chakravarti, Chairman & CEO of DQE said, "This Marvel Super Hero - Iron Man - has emerged as one of the most popular Super Heroes of our time. Season 2 of this animated TV series will take Iron Man fans on a very different visual trip of high action sequences produced in high end CGI. We're extremely proud of this project, and look forward to adding further momentum to our relationship with Marvel Animation and Method Animation."

Aton Soumache, Chairman & CEO of Method Animation stated, "We are very proud to renew our fruitful collaboration with Marvel Animation and DQE for Iron Man: Armored Adventures season 2. These new adventures will provide even more stunning visual effects and entertainment for the delight of all Iron Man fans."

Eric Rollman, President of Marvel Animation stated, "With the premiere season cherished by fans of all ages across the globe, we are thrilled to work with DQE and Method to bring season two of Iron Man: Armored Adventures to our loyal fans. We have a lot more action and excitement."

About Iron Man:

The first season of Iron Man: Armored Adventures was celebrated for its spectacular CGI animation and incredible action with Entertainment Weekly commenting Iron Man: Armored Adventures contains "smart writing and stellar CG butt-kickery". The second season of Iron Man: Armored Adventures will take the action and visual effects to the next level as Marvel Animation continues to tell the story of the exploits of Marvel's high-octane Super Hero, Iron Man. This exciting series introduces young Tony Stark, an heir to the billion-dollar corporation Stark International. After tragedy strikes, the teenage Tony begins using his suit of invincible armor and technical know-how to protect those who would also fall prey to tragedy, corruption and conspiracy! He is a new hero for the digital age, a mechanized knight in ever-evolving, adaptable armor. He is...IRON MAN! Following the worldwide sensation of the Iron Man movie, which generated $585 million worldwide, and the upcoming May release of Iron Man 2, the excitement and awareness of the beloved character is bigger and better than ever.

About DQE

DQE is one of the leading producers of animation, visual effects, game art and entertainment content for the Indian as well as global media and entertainment industry. With a workforce of over 2800 permanent employees and a global client - partner base of over 90 producers, distributors, broadcasters and licensors including Walt Disney Television Animation, Nickelodeon Animation Studios Inc., Electronic Arts, Marvel Comics, American Greetings, NBC-Universal, BBC Group, M6/ France TV/ TF-1 Broadcasting groups from France, ZDF Germany and many more world-wide.

DQE has produced/co-produced and distributed iconic brands such as Iron Man - the first 3D animated TV series, Twisted Whiskers, Mikido, Casper, Pinky & Perky, second season of Large Family, third season of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and is now producing properties like Little Prince and Little Nicolas. DQE has a library of over 350 hours of international programs for distribution.

DQE is also developing and producing 'The Jungle Book' as a 52 episode animated series and a 60 minute TV feature, Toomai-The Elephant Boy which is a live action TV series as well as Indian IPs which are on production like Mysteries of Feluda, and Omkar.

DQE is currently developing, in collaboration with French production companies Method Animation and MK2, animated 104 six-minute episodes for worldwide distribution and exploitation inspired by the legendary film icon Charlie Chaplin's Hollywood films.

DQE has received recognition and awards at several national and international forums. such as the EMMY Award and several nominations at the EMMY awards, The Pulicenella Award at Cartoons on the Bay international festival, Red Herring top 100 Private Companies in Asia 2005, ISO 9001: 2000 certification by M/s. Det Norske Veritas, Netherlands and several others.

DQE's production facilities are based in Hyderabad, Mumbai and Kolkata and it has international sales representatives in Los Angeles, Paris and Tokyo.

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 5,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in licensing, entertainment (via Marvel Studios and Marvel Animation) and publishing (via Marvel Comics). Marvel's strategy is to leverage its franchises in a growing array of opportunities around the world, including feature films, consumer products, toys, video games, animated television, direct-to-DVD and online. For more information visit http://www.marvel.com.

DISCLAIMER:

DQ Entertainment Ltd is proposing, subject to market conditions and other considerations, a public issue of the equity shares and has filed the Red Herring Prospectus with Registrar of Companies (ROC), Hyderabad. The Red Herring Prospectus will be available on the website of SEBI at http://www.sebi.gov.in, the website of the Book Running Lead Manager at http://www.sbicaps.com, and the website of the Company at http://www.dqentertainment.com.

This press release does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell or issue, or any solicitation of any offer to purchase or subscribe for, any equity shares, nor shall it or any part of it nor the fact of its distribution form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with, any contract or investment decision.

The Equity Shares have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act ("the Securities Act") or any state securities laws in the United States and may not be issued or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, "U.S. persons" (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act), except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1993.

Any potential investor should note that investment in equity shares involves a high degree of risk. For details, see the section titled "Risk Factors" of the Red Herring Prospectus, which has been filed with the Registrar of Companies.





  [march 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[04/28/16 - 03:55 PM]
"Undercover Boss" Returns with Five New Episodes, Sunday, May 15 on CBS
Look for the show's 100th installment on Sunday, May 22.

[04/28/16 - 01:01 PM]
National Geographic Channel Goes Straight to Series with Its First Multiseason Scripted Anthology Series, "Genius"
The premiere season will focus on scientist Albert Einstein and will be based on Walter Isaacson's critically acclaimed book "Einstein: His Life and Universe," adapted by writer Noah Pink.

[04/28/16 - 12:35 PM]
All-New Episodes of "Motive" Move to Sundays on USA
The Canadian import previously aired on Friday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[04/28/16 - 12:31 PM]
Freeform Premiere of the Documentary "Twinsters" Airs May 7 at 8:30 P.M. EDT
"Twinsters" is a two-hour documentary about two young women who were both adopted from South Korea and raised on different continents.

[04/28/16 - 12:20 PM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "True Crime with Aphrodite Jones" Returns for an All-New-Season
Season six will air on Monday nights beginning May 2 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/28/16 - 11:45 AM]
Don't Mess with Mommy This May on LMN with Host Wendy Williams Movie Premieres All Weekend for Mother's Day
Then from May 15 through May 22, LMN Premiere Movie Week will feature more new movies every night of the week at 8:00/7:00c.

[04/28/16 - 11:14 AM]
"Monster Week" Returns to Animal Planet on May 26 with All-New Programming You Can Really Sink Your Teeth Into
"'Monster Week' is the most audacious of Animal Planet's quarterly tentpole events continually surprising our viewers with the most enigmatic of creatures," said Rich Ross.

[04/28/16 - 11:00 AM]
"LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures" Premieres Monday, June 20 on Disney XD
Set between the events of "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi," the action comedy series follows the Freemakers, a family of sibling scavengers who operate a salvage and repair shop in space.

[04/28/16 - 10:35 AM]
Country Powerhouses Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles and Cam to Kick Off the "2016 American Country Countdown Awards" with McBride's Timeless Female Anthem "This One's for the Girls"
"I always look forward to singing this song because it resonates with so many different people of all different ages," said Martina.

[04/28/16 - 10:13 AM]
MTV's Hit Matchmaking Series "Are You the One?" Returns on an All-New Night Monday, June 13 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Building on "AYTO's" successful formula, season four will feature a game-changing twist that for the first time will truly test the theory, "If your perfect match was standing right in front of you, would you even know it?"

[04/28/16 - 10:04 AM]
"Live from Daryl's House" and "Later... With Jools Holland" New Seasons to Premiere on MTV Live Thursday, May 5
TV Live, MTV's 24-hour high-definition music channel, was rebranded from Palladia in February.

[04/28/16 - 10:01 AM]
Travel Channel Hits Highest-Rated April in Three Years Among P25-54
Travel Channel spins the numbers for the month of April.

[04/28/16 - 09:37 AM]
New Series "Mygrations" Premieres Monday, May 23, at 9/8c on National Geographic Channel
Each spring, in a desperate bid for survival, 1.3 million wildebeests race hundreds of miles north from the dry southern Serengeti plains to the lush grasses of the Maasai Mara in Kenya.

[04/28/16 - 09:36 AM]
"Match Game" Returns to Primetime With Host Alec Baldwin on ABC
The 10-episode series will air 10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT as part of ABC's Sunday Fun & Games block, alongside "Celebrity Family Feud," with Steve Harvey, and "The 100,000 Pyramid," with Michael Strahan, beginning on Sunday, June 26.

[04/28/16 - 09:34 AM]
NBC's Hit Series "Little Big Shots" Closes Out Its First Season with Two Final Episodes May 1 & 8; Casting for Season 2 Has Begun
Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey executive produce the popular, family-friendly series, with Harvey also serving as host.