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‘Bridesmaids’ Director To Oversee New Peanuts Film

Fox and Blu Sky are joining forces to produce a new incarnation of the iconic Charles Shultz comic strip and cartoon Peanuts. Paul Feig, writer and director of Bridesmaids, will over see the production of a 3D computer generated animated vehicle for the characters. He’ll be producing the film, with the obvious goal of launching a new franchise.

“Growing up, Peanuts was my Star Wars,” Feig said. “Charles Schulz’s characters influenced everything in my career, especially Freaks And Geeks. I’m thrilled I finally get to be pals with Charlie Brown and Snoopy.”

Shultz’s son Craig had this to say, “As we continue on our creative journey to bring my father’s characters to life, collaborating with a talent like Paul is a great step forward. Knowing how Peanuts, especially Charlie Brown’s never-give-up-attitude has influenced him throughout his life, makes this partnership even more meaningful.”

 


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Dave Baker, originally from the drug-infested wasteland that is Arizona, lives in Los Angeles. He has a degree in Visual Communications with an emphasis in Illustration. Logically, he makes a living as a writer. Dave has written comic books and the moving pictures. Dave also enjoys talking about himself in the third person, not cooking, and taking long walks around his apartment. If you'd like to read more of his writing or comics they can be found at http://theactionhospital.com

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