HOLLYWOOD (Variety) – Crusader Entertainment has purchased the comedy pitch Rat’s Tale from scribe Dan Rosen (Dead Man’s Curve) for producers Sid and Marty Krofft (H.R. Pufnstuf). Rat’s Tale is a comedic retelling of Cinderella from the point of view of the rodent who finds himself turned into Cinderella’s coachman. He mistakenly believes the turn of events to be his fairy tale.
The project marks the first original feature concept set up by the Kroffts, who recently set up their kids shows Land of the Lost, H.R. Pufnstuf and Bugaloos as features around town.