Turner India And Stan Lee Partner For More Chakra Movies
According to the The Hollywood Reporter, infamous comic book writer Stan Lee has teamed up with Cartoon Network India again to produce a further three animated television movies based on his Chakra The Invincible superhero property. Chakra The Invincible will also be getting a Bollywood live-action feature too. Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment, Turner International and Graphic India partnered on the first Chakra The Invincible TV movie, which premiered on Cartoon Network India in 2013.
The first of the three animated movies will premiere on Toonami India this Sunday (25/09/2016). Chakra The Invincible whose real name is Raju Rai, is a young Indian boy living in Mumbai whose mentor, the scientist Dr. Singh, develops a technology suit that activates the mystical chakras of the body giving the boy a range of superpowers. In the new animated movie that will air this week (In Rise of Infinitus), Chakra goes on an intergalactic adventure after an encounter with an alien.
Graphic India co-founder and CEO Sharad Devarajan is working on the animated movies as director and producer. The company’s executive VP, creative Jeevan J Kang is producer, while POW! Entertainment’s Gill Champion and Lee are involved in the production as executive producers.
The next movie will premiere towards the end of this year, with the third to be aired in early 2017.