Rebel Nature has been unveiled as the first IP from former Studio 100 CEO Ulli Stoef’s new studio Toon2Tango.
Created by Christian Faber, one of the minds behind LEGO’s Bionicle franchise, Rebel Nature is described as an ‘IP universe’ aimed at an audience from tween upwards and set in our very own future.
The show centres on a girl living 25 years from now, raised by robots and isolated from the rest of the world on an AI-controlled oil rig. Until one day, when she decides she must go on a journey to find her real parents and begins to learn what has become of the world since our time.
The show will present viewers with a near-future vision of Earth where one young girl is caught in the middle of a battle between out of control technology and nature. Toon2Tango says it hopes to highlight what our consumption habits could lead to through storytelling and visuals that are chaotic, unpredictable, overpowering, full of danger and beautiful.
Co-founder Ulli Stoef says: “The ideas behind Rebel Nature are original and arresting and as far from the mainstream as possible without sacrificing any of the thrills and fantastic storytelling that characterise truly great entertainment. At the same time, the story is very relevant in the context of today’s global challenges. We’re delighted to be working with Christian and his team, and fully expect with Rebel Nature to lay down a marker for the sort of exciting, unique ideas that we hope will drive Toon2Tango’s work.”
Production on Rebel Nature is set to begin in 2020. Toon2Tango will be co-producing the show with Rebel Nature Pictures and handling global distribution as well as building a merchandising and licensing programme underpinned by sustainability and environmentally friendly products.