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Evergreen Media Group has made a deal with Telefeatures to acquire rights to the 1960s cartoon series Courageous Cat. Evergreen is prepping a contemporary live-action/CGI feature with a new mythology for the character, one of only two properties originated by Batman creator Bob Kane that isn’t owned by DC Comics and Warner Bros. Telefeatures syndicated the original cartoon series, which Kane created as a parody of his earlier Batman work. Evergreen has an extensive library of branded intellectual properties in the U.S., with holdings having generated more than $340M in revenues, license fees and/or royalties. The company and co-founder Tony DeRosa-Grund are  in postproduction on the James Wan-directed genre pc The Conjuring for New Line. “For years we resisted overtures for the property,” Telefeatures director Debbie Litt said. “However, because of Tony and Evergreen’s longstanding track record of finding great new takes to reboot »


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