VeggieTales Creators File for Bankruptcy

Big Idea Productions, makers of the best-selling VeggieTales video series, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday, as part of a deal to sell the financially troubled company. | Big Idea has agreed to sell its assets?including copyrights to Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber and other VeggieTales characters?to Classic Media LLC, which owns or manages media properties such as “Rocky and Bullwinkle,” “Lassie,” “The Lone Ranger” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” —VeggieTales Creators File for Bankruptcy (Christianity Today)

I put this under “cyberculture” because the characters are computer-generated. Apparently the buyers do plan to keep the characters alive, but the creators will be employees now instead of owners.