Dreamworks Animation has confirmed that its latest project isn’t part of one of its franchises, and will feature a “groundbreaking” mix of “CGI and hand-drawn animation,” Cinemablend.com is reporting. ‘Me And My Shadow,’ which is being helmed by ‘Chicken Little’ and ‘The Emperor’s New Groove’ director Mark Dindal, is currently in development. The film is scheduled to hit theaters in March 2013.
The movie follows Stanley Grubb and his shadow, Shadow Stan, who is tired of being attached to the world’s most boring man. Wanting a change in his life, Shadow Stan breaks free from Stanley and takes control of him.
Reports are circulating that the shadow world will be straight-forward, traditional animation. The real-world, meanwhile, be laced with CGI-effects. The news after Dreamworks chief Jeffrey Katzenberg said there will be several more sequels in the ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘How Train Your Dragon’ series.
Written by: Karen Benardello