Before the release of his next movie. Godzilla vs. Kong Next month, filmmaker Adam Wingard has been chosen to direct a film Thundercats Warner Bros. film Directly inspired by the classic cult cartoon series, the new film adaptation will feature a blend of “hyper-realistic” CGI and animation. Wingard also promises that the film will not have the typical hybrid animation / live action look, as he wants the characters to really “look like ThunderCats“instead of the feline people from the controversial movie Cats.
In addition to directing, Adam Wingard Direct to ThunderCats using a new script co-written with Simon Barrett. They will write the story completely from scratch by releasing an earlier draft by David Coggeshall. With Coggeshall on board, the project was being developed by Rideback’s Dan Lin and Vertigo’s Roy Lee, who served as producers on Wingard’s film. Death Note. Talking to Deadline to confirm the ThunderCats Wingard reveals how it was this connection that allowed him to tackle the project.
“I am in a place where Godzilla Vs Kong It went well with Warner Bros. They love the movie, as we were finishing it. I heard there was a ThunderCats script out there and it turned out that it was set up with some of my producers in Death Note. I asked them, I want to rewrite this script with my friend Simon Barrett. This is a great passion for me. No one on this planet knows or has thought so much about ThunderCats As I have. They gave me the reins. I saw this as an opportunity to make a new kind of sci-fi fantasy show movie that people had never seen before. “
Wingard also released some details about the appearance of the film and its characters, hoping to avoid the negative reactions surrounding it. Cats when it was released in 2019.
“It has a rich mythology; the characters are fantastic. The colors. I want to make a ThunderCats film that brings you back to that 80s aesthetic. I don’t want to reinvent its appearance; I want them to look like ThunderCats. I also don’t want to do it live. I don’t want it to look like CatsI don’t want that kind of trouble, without disrespecting that principal whom I don’t intend to throw under the bus more than everyone else. I want to make a movie that you’ve never seen before. A hybrid CGI movie that has a hyper-realistic look and somehow bridges the gap between cartoons and CGI. That’s the starting point, and Simon Barrett and I are getting into the script now. “
It is still unclear when ThunderCats production will begin as Wingard and Barrett are just getting started on the script. In his interview with Deadline, Wingard also suggests that his next project might be Face / Off 2, so it might be a while before. ThunderCats starts filming. Until then, fans of the filmmaker can look forward to seeing Wingard’s new blockbuster. Godzilla vs. Kong when it opens in the United States on March 31 in theaters and on HBO Max. This news comes to us from Term.