Warner Premiere Announces Development of "The Clique" Live Action Digital Series
Warner Premiere today announced development of a live-action digital series based on the critically acclaimed Alloy Entertainment book series The Clique written by Lisi Harrison. The Clique will feature all-new characters and adventures written by Streamy-award winner Justine Bateman (Easy to Assemble / Wizards of Waverly Place), and her FM 78.tv partner and Emmy Award-winner Jill Kushner (Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show). Peter Murrieta, also an Emmy Award-winner and FM78.tv partner (Wizards of Waverly Place) will serve as Executive Producer. The series is being produced in association with Alloy Entertainment with Alloy’s Leslie Morgenstein and Bob Levy also serving as Executive Producers. Morgenstein and Levy also produced 2009’s The Clique DVD movie.
“We’re looking forward to building on the tremendous success and the adoration toward The Clique series,” said Peter Murrieta. “We see a world that doesn’t just begin where the books left off; it enhances, enriches and brings the characters, the story and the references into 2010. By doing this, we’ll not only introduce a whole new audience to The Clique, we’ll appeal to the original fans too.” The Clique will be available through online digital retailers and is being distributed by Warner Bros. Digital Distribution. Additional details about the series will be announced in the coming months.
About Warner Premiere
Warner Premiere is a Warner Bros. Entertainment production company focused on the development, production and marketing of feature-length-DVD and short-form digital content for this growing space. Warner Premiere is committed to being at the creative forefront in the evolution of quality product in the direct-to-consumer business, creating material that exemplifies the commitment to story, production and brand equity for which Warner Bros. is known.
About Warner Bros. Digital Distribution
Warner Bros. Digital Distribution (WBDD) manages Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group’s (WBHEG) electronic distribution over existing, new and emerging digital platforms, including pay-per-view, electronic sell-through, video-on-demand, wireless and more. WBDD also oversees the WBHEG’s worldwide digital strategy, partnerships in digital services and emerging new clients and business activities in the digital space.
Justine Bateman, Peter Murrieta and Jill Kushner are partners in FM78.TV. FM78.TV is a digital content company with access to top creative talent, with an emphasis on creating premium content in the online world.
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