DQ Entertainment has brought the rights from the Chaplin Family (and Method Animation and MK2) to created an animated Charlie Chaplin television series and movies. Business Standard says:
"An Indian animation and special effects company, DQ Entertainment, headquartered in Hyderabad, has acquired the animation remaking rights of Charlie Chaplin from the Chaplin family, in collaboration with two French companies, Method Animation and MK2.
The legendary comedy show will be produced by them in animated format, as a television series and as movies.
While a formal announcement is expected in this week, the production is already reported underway. Tapaas Chakravarti, the Chairman and CEO of DQ Entertainment was not available for comment.
Sources say DQ is also in talks with multiple channels internationally to telecast the animated series worldwide, including Europe, Japan, Australia, UK and China. The telecast rights in India are yet to sold." - Business Standard, January 7, 2010
We will watch to see how this one develops.