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Check the trailer of The Nutty Boy, the first Brazilian animated series from Netflix

Check the trailer of The Nutty Boy,  the first Brazilian animated series from Netflix

São Paulo, 21 September 2022 - On Children's Day this year the whole family will have one more reason to celebrate: The Nutty Boy, Netflix first kids & family animated series out of Brazil adapted from Ziraldo's children's book, débuts on October 12. And to keep this classic alive and know what's to come, fans from different ages can now check the series official trailer.

This is the first time the book becomes an animated series, and should surprise the audience with new characters and a plot that added contemporary topics to TheNutty Boy universe. The adaptation is eager to create a new generation of fans of the famous boy with a pan in his head, "sweet tooth and fast feet,  who was also portrayed in movies and cartoons. Since its launch in the 1980s, The Nutty Boy books have been published in more than 10 countries and sold more than 4 million copies, remaining in the affective memory of Brazilians.

"It makes me happy to see this young boy entertaining a new generation of Brazilians, now bringing themes that are relevant to the contemporary challenges of childhood and adolescence in an inedit content of animated series", tells Ziraldo, the creator of the character. "In this way, families will be able to watch it and have fun together. Adults will remember their childhood, and kids will now create their own memories with our boy." 

Produced by Chatrone for Netflix, The Nutty Boy is adapted by Carina Schulz and Rodrigo Olaio, directed by Beto Gomez and Michele Massagli, art directed by Beta Kruger and Walkir Fernandes. Fits is the animation director and Gustavo Suzuki, the head writer.

For all the family to have fun!

Call your father, mother, grandmother, aunt, brother... and get to the couch to laugh and enchant with the best content, for all tastes and ages. Over the next few months, Netflix releases new movies and series that prove that watching a good story with the whole family is much more fun. The new titles include the films Enola Holmes 2, the sequel in which Enola takes on her first official case to find a missing girl; Slumberland, a dreamlike journey of a daughter in search of her father;The School for Good and Evil, a fantasy drama based on the bestsellers by Soman Chainani; My Father's Dragon, animation that follows the adventures of the boy Elmer; Matilda, musical adaptation of the homonymous film; and Scrooge - A Christmas Carol, musical animation about the legend of Charles Dickens.

About Netflix

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About Chatrone:

Chatrone is an audiovisual production company founded in 2007 with offices in Los Angeles and São Paulo. It is the producer of the animated feature “Festa no Céu” in partnership with Guillermo Del Toro - the film was highly awarded and received nominations at festivals such as the Golden Globes. In Brazil, it is known for producing a feature and three seasons of the musical series “Gaby Estrella” and for the action-adventure series “Juacas”, both nominated for an Emmy Kids award, and are winners of several awards, for the action series “ Sem Volta” and for the recently launched animated series “Ba Da Bean”.

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