background img

The New Stuff

Clifford The Big Red Dog Movie in the Works
983 Views

Clifford The Big Red Dog Movie in the Works


Clifford The Big Red Dog Movie in the Works

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the classic Clifford the Big Red Dog series from Scholastic Entertainment is getting ready for a big screen adaptation courtesy of Illumination Entertainment and Universal. The planned Clifford movie will use a mix of live-action and CG animation, and will still be completely based on the Norman Bridwell series of books, as well as the 2D animated adaptation from Nelvana.

Matt Lopez (of Race to Witch Mountain, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) has been attached to the project as writer, while Chris Meledandri (of the Lorax, Despicable Me) will be co-producing along with Scholastic President Deborah Forte (of Maya and Miguel, The Golden Compass).

Originally published in 1963, Clifford focuses on the adventures of a 25 foot tall red dog and his owner, a young girl named Emily Elizabeth. The book explains that it was Emily’s love for Clifford that made him grow to gigantic proportions, which forced their family to leave the city and move to the wide open spaces of Bridwell Island, where Clifford will have access to wider living spaces.

The following two tabs change content below.

Neil Raymundo

A cowardly and treacherous Toonbarn blogger who can transform into a McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle. Secretly wants to replace Toonbarn Rob as leader of the Decepticons.

Recently Published

sonic-sanrio-lineup-0
»

Sanrio and SEGA Partners For Sonic the Hedgehog x Sanrio Collection

SEGA and Sanrio have recently teamed up in order to launch the first ...

guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2-post
»

WATCH: New Guardians of the Galaxy Teaser

Disney and Marvel Studios has just released a new teaser trailer for ...

1031575-artella-unveils-first-short-duel
»

WATCH: Animated Short, DUEL, Created Through Artella

Intended for the 2016 Creative Talent Network Expo in Burbank, CA, 46 ...

ca00d0d87fb1aa14ba3b0df7c599d79b5a79a699
»

New Look for Power Rangers’ Alpha 5 Revealed

IGN has recently published a couple of new teasers for the upcoming ...

peanuts-cg-animated
»

Peanuts by Schulz: Snoopy Tales Coming to DVD

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is getting ready to release a ...

spellbound-post-620x295
»

Funko and Marvel Team Up for Short Series: Spellbound

Marvel Entertainment and Funko have recently joined forces in order ...

super-wings-post4-620x403
»

Super Wings Flies to KiKA

Global hit preschool series Super Wings (52 x 11) is making its way ...

MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER RACERS - "Mickey's Wild Tire" - Disney Junior's animated "Mickey and the Roadster Racers," a madcap car-racing adventure series for preschoolers led by Disney's #1 star, Mickey Mouse, and his pals Minnie, Pluto, Goofy, Daisy and Donald, will make its television debut in a simulcast SUNDAY JANUARY 15 (9:00 and 9:25 a.m., EST) on Disney Channel and Disney Junior. (Disney Junior)
PLUTO, GOOFYM MINNIE MOUSE, JIMINY JOHNSON, PETE THE CAT, MICKEY MOUSE
»

Disney TV Speeds Up with Mickey and the Roadster Racers

This coming January 15 at 9AM EST, the fun accelerates on Disney ...

ne0nhrfpqgoz45_1_b
»

New Surf’s Up 2: Wavemania Trailer Features WWE Superstars

Sony Pictures Animation has just released the second official trailer ...

Skip to toolbar