"I love you and you," all young people – and adults – remember that phrase of a song performed by a huge pink dinosaur, Barney. The television series released in 1992 by the PBS network tells the adventures of this anthropomorphic dinosaur.
The main objective of the program was to transmit educational messages through songs and small dance tourism. Mainly, during the episodes the children begin carrying out their own activities to the theme of each chapter.
Now, Mattel Films is associated with various film producers to develop a live-action movie based on "Barney". The project includes a co-production with actor Daniel Kaluuya with his company 59%, along with Rowam Riley and Amandla Crichlow.RELATED
Among other actors in this movie are: David Carrico, Adam Paulsen and Bobby Hoppey of Valparaiso Pictures.
"Barney & Friends" aired between 1992 and 2009, and introduced viewers to Barney, an imaginary and perpetually optimistic tyrannosaurus rex who teaches lessons about friendship through music and dance.
Barney's film will bring other characters who became iconic in this production that was on the air for 17 years. Baby Bop, BJ and Riff.
Criticisms of the program
Although the program has been criticized for an alleged lack of educational value, researchers at Yale Dorothy and Jerome Singer have concluded that the episodes contain a large amount of age-appropriate material for Education, calling the program a "model of what that preschool television should be. "