Within the works for Disney+, Disney Tv Animation is creating an animated anthology sequence titled “The Witchverse,” with Deadline reporting at this time that the mission is “based mostly on Baobab’s Emmy-winning VR expertise and animated quick movie Baba Yaga.”
Deadline additional particulars, “The Witchverse is described as a world celebration of the worldwide cultural phenomena of witches, their magic and their common connection to nature. Every witch-i-sode will comically discover and upend frequent misconceptions surrounding international witch mythology and lore from a mélange of cultures and views world wide.
“The Baba Yaga VR expertise and animated quick is a recent portrayal of Baba Yaga, one of the vital widespread characters in Japanese European/Slavic folklore, an enigmatic witch who makes use of her powers to cease villagers whose settlement encroaches upon her enchanted forest. The immersive expertise options 2D pop-up animation, in addition to hand-drawn and stop-motion kinds and explores themes of empowerment and environmentalism. Baba Yaga will function a place to begin for episode one of many new sequence.”
“We’re impressed by Baobab’s daring artistic imaginative and prescient that redefines, deepens and expands storytelling about witches in a method that’s transformative and entertaining and full of humor and coronary heart,” Ayo Davis, president, Disney Branded Tv, stated in an announcement.