LONDON, 4th October 2012 Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and mobile gaming company, ZeptoLab UK Limited, have announced they will be working together to develop a format for a live-action, game show, television series based on ZeptoLab's international hit game, Cut the Rope and its character, the little lovable green monster Om NomŽ. Skills-based and inspired by physics, Cut the Rope has become a global hit and to date has been downloaded more than 250 million times around the world. SPT will also have a first look at future properties developed by ZeptoLab for live-action, game shows as well.
Announcing the relationship, Wayne Garvie, chief creative officer, international production, at SPT, said: Every hour of every day, app producers are creating new ways to entertain global audiences, with Cut the Rope offering one of the most striking examples. ZeptoLab is a pioneer in bringing innovative, witty and addictive apps to the world. We share a similar passion and ambition at SPT and this collaboration will lead to forms of entertainment across all possible platforms.
"Sony Pictures Television has an amazing track record in developing hugely successful game shows on television," said Misha Lyalin, CEO of ZeptoLab. "We love the idea of our fans being able to see and engage with Om Nom on the television screen and this partnership with Sony Pictures Television will let fans do just that, bringing Cut the Rope to life in a brand new, interactive way.
About CUT THE ROPE
A mysterious package has arrived, and the little monster inside has only one request... CANDY! Since its debut in 2010, Cut the Rope, featuring the little green monster Om NomŽ, has become a wildly successful gaming sensation, with 250 million downloads worldwide across iOS, Android, and MacOS platforms and multiple smartphone and tablet devices. Released by global gaming company ZeptoLab, Cut the Rope and its game sequel, Cut the Rope: Experiments, combine outstanding physics-based puzzles, addicting game-play mechanics, 18 level packs with 450 tricky levels, and colorful visuals to create an interactive and engaging gaming experience. For more information on Zeptolab, please visit www.zeptolab.com.
ZeptoLab UK Limited is a global gaming and entertainment company dedicated to the science of fun. Through the worldwide phenomenon of Cut the Rope and its lovable baby monster named Om Nom, the company has redefined gaming with unique, physics-based gameplay that capitalizes on touch technology. Cut the Rope has been an instant success since its debut in 2010, remains a top app on multiple platforms, and has been downloaded more than 250 million times. With partners such as Hasbro, Jakks Pacific and Mattel, ZeptoLab has extended the Cut the Rope franchise with new toys, games and merchandise. For the latest news about Cut the Rope and Om Nom, follow us at facebook.com/cuttherope or @Cut_the_Rope on Twitter or visit www.zeptolab.com.