Well the fun-loving book-reading
Roopster Roux is at it again; this time joining WB comedian
Steve Harvey in the "Adventures of Roopster Roux"
an animated series targeting kids with education and
health friendly messages.
Steve Harvey’s, Wonderlove, Inc. Production Company
inked the deal last yearl to produce the animated television
show based on the popular book series "The Adventures
of Roopster Roux". The animated television show
based on the book series is currently in pre-production.
Steve Harvey will Executive Produce the show along with
the series creator Lavaille Lavette. "I was introduced
to the book series about a year ago. I really like Roopster
Roux and I can’t wait to bring him to TV."
Steve went on to add, "Roopster is a hot property,
the series is fast paced and kids love Roopster. We
have big plans for the animated show, stay tuned.
About the Animated Shorts:
Through grassroots efforts, the sports loving "reading
and lovin' it", Roopster Roux has continued to
enjoy a successful run as an action adventure storybook
character. Roopster's motto is, "Reading can be
as much fun as a slam dunk, a touchdown or a homerun".
The four "The Adventures of Roopster Roux"
books and tapes series has sold over 500, 000 units.
In the tradition of the Tracy Ulman show, which used
animated shorts to introduce a national audience to
the now highly successful Simpsonā€™s,
Steve Harvey is using that successful format to introduce
the action adventure character Roopster Roux to a national
Steve Harvey's Wonderlove Inc. and the Motion Pixel
Company will produce animated shorts based on the popular
book series, "The Adventures of Roopster Roux".
The 60 second animated shorts are slated to air weekly
beginning in the spring of 2005 on Steve Harvey's Big
Time Television Show. The Steve Harvey variety show
currently airs on Sundays at 7:00 p.m. central time
on Warner Brothers Television.
In the animated shorts, Steve Harvey helps Roopster
battle villains with heroic deeds and the knowledge
gained through reading books. When Steve Harvey and
Roopster triumph, kids believe they can too. The animated
shorts are entertaining and educational, delivering
important messages to kids without preaching.