Imagine Entertainment, Animal Logic Entertainment and Warner Bros. Pictures Group form Strategic Film PartnershipMay 27, 2018
Warner Bros. has teamed up with Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment and Australia-based animation studio Animal Logic on a five-year deal to co-produce and co-finance animated and hybrid features for a family audiences.
First reported on Deadline the deal calls for the companies to share a development fund and all films will be distributed by Warner Bros., with responsibilities and credits determined case-by-case.
Imagine has previously produced the Howard-directed How the Grinch Stole Christmas and an Emmy-winning Curious George series for television. Howard directed Solo: A Star Wars Story, which opens May 25.
Animal Logic has a long history with Warner Bros., including the Oscar-winning animated feature Happy Feet, as well as The LEGO Movie, its upcoming sequel and The LEGO Batman Movie. The studio also produced the Sony-released Peter Rabbit.