Per Variety, the new, still untitled Peanuts movie will see Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang head off on a new adventure in the Big City. Production on the movie is expected to begin in 2024.
Check out a first look at the new movie, shared by DiscussingFilm, below.
Who is involved with the new Peanuts movie?
Steve Martino, who directed The Peanuts Movie in 2015, is returning to helm the new film, while Chicken Run’s Karen Kirkpatrick is writing the screenplay based on an original story by Craig Schulz, Bryan Schulz, and Cornelius Uliano.
WildBrain Studios and Peanuts Worldwide are producing the new Peanuts movie with Apple Studios. Bonnie Arnold, known for producing DreamWorks Animations’ How to Dragon Your Dragon movies, also serves as a producer.
“It is so special to carry on my father’s legacy with an original story from me, my son Bryan, and his writing partner Neil,” said Craig Schulz, whose father, Charles M. Schultz, created Peanuts. “We are excited to be partnering with Apple TV+ and working with WildBrain Studios to bring audiences a brand-new Peanuts adventure, along with the talented Bonnie Arnold as producer and Steve Martino as director. Peanuts fans have been clamoring for another feature for years, and this film will bring joy to our millions of fans around the world.”
Tara Sorensen, Apple’s head of children’s programming, added, “Fans of all ages have been enamored with Peanuts on Apple TV+. With our unmatched library of Peanuts titles, and award-winning collection of stories that bring kids and families together, Apple TV+ is the preeminent home for Snoopy and friends, and offers a world-class selection of series and films featuring the most globally cherished animated characters. We can’t wait for everyone to experience this heartwarming new adventure with Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the gang in the Big City.”
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