Good news for fans of teen series. Michael Poryes, co-creator of ‘Hannah Montana’ and ‘Raven’, is working on a New Teen Comedy: ‘Home Sweet Rome’. The sitcom will be produced by the French group Superprod, producer of children’s series such as ‘Pat the dog’ or ‘The Adventures of Paddington’; and its recently acquired Italian Red Monk Studio.
Michael Poryes, creator of It’s a Laugh Productions
Poryes will be in charge of this new fiction that will tell the story of a 13-year-old American girl who is moving to Rome with his father, where he will have to rebuild his life in the new city. However, you will have the opportunity to maintain your relationship with your old friends thanks to social networks. Now, all the new experiences that they are going to live will encounter an obstacle: the fears and emotions aroused in a teenager in such a situation.
The scriptwriter and showrunner of the series feels « very happy to have the opportunity to create a series with all that it can mean to have a city like Rome as a base and even being able to use the city as one more character. « At the same time, he affirms that it is » very fun to explore this unique situation« that the protagonist is going to live.
A team of great achievements
Michael Poryes will have the help of Doug Schwalbe as executive producer of the series. Schwalbe already has previous experience in children’s fiction, occupying that same position in productions such as ‘Lassie’ or ‘Cásper: Escuela de scares’; in addition to being the former vice president of production for the world-renowned Dreamworks and HBO. Superprod Superights will be in charge of the international distribution of the series, just after getting to an agreement with Netflix to distribute ‘White Fang’ and to produce future series ‘Spirit Rangers’ and ‘Ghee Happy’.