Sonic the Hedgehog’s Jeff Fowler to Helm New Pink Panther Film

November 20, 2020 0 Comments

Sonic the Hedgehog's Jeff Fowler to Helm New Pink Panther Movie

Sonic the Hedgehog’s Jeff Fowler to helm new Pink Panther film

After breaking out in his characteristic directorial debut with the Ben Schwartz-led Sonic the Hedgehog adaptation and serving to develop the sequel, Jeff Fowler has discovered one other main undertaking as MGM has tapped him to helm a brand new Pink Panther movie, in accordance with The Hollywood Reporter.

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The brand new movie, which is being penned by Dangerous Boys for Life co-writer Chris Bremner, will shift the story’s perspective from bumbling Inspector Jacques Clouseau, the central character in all the earlier movies, to the titular feline, who appeared within the opening credit for the Peter Sellers and Steve Martin-led outings and was the entrance of a number of cartoon collection within the a long time since. Although the precise particulars are at present unclear for the story, sources report that the movie will deal with a easy inspector who has the titular character as an imaginary good friend after a traumatic occasion and shall be a live-action/CGI hybrid manufacturing.

Standard the world over, the legacy of the long-lasting Pink Panther has endured for greater than 50 years and continues to be found by new generations,” Michael De Luca, MGM Movie Group chairman, and Pamela Abdy, MGM Movie Group president, stated in a press release. “We’re so joyful to return along with Jeff, Chris, Larry, Julie, Dan, Jonathan, Walter and Ryan to carry considered one of MGM’s most well-loved franchise again to the massive display screen and in a means viewers have by no means seen earlier than.

The movie is about to be produced by Rideback, the Dan Line and Jonathan Eirich-ran banner behind the Sherlock Holmes franchise and LEGO collection, alongside Lawrence Mirisch and Julie Andrews, who was beforehand married to the co-creator of the Pink Panther movie franchise and the co-writer/director of all however one 20th century outing, whereas unique govt producer Walter Mirisch will return to the identical place alongside Ryan Halprin of Rideback.

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MGM first introduced improvement on a brand new Pink Panther movie in 2014 with David Silverman (The Simpsons) connected to direct, although after years of failed improvement it seems that preliminary try fell by way of, except for the idea of shifting the angle to the titular character.

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