GFM Animation Releases First Look at Here Comes the Grump
GFM Films’ new toon production and sales division GFM Animation has recently released a couple of new screenies for the upcoming CG project Here Comes the Grump. The project is slated for completion in 2017, and is currently under production for Prime Focus World and LatAm’s Anima Estudios.
Here Comes the Grump is a fantasy adventure yarn based on the old irisch-Geoffrey DePatie-Freleng Enterprises cartoon 1969-1970), with the story focusing on a teenage boy who finds himself magically transported to a distant land and becoming the sole hope against a misguided wizard called “The Grump.”
The script is written by Ice Age: The Meltdown screenwriter Jim Hecht, featuring designs by Craig Kellman (character designer: Madagascar, Hotel Transylvania). Former Simpsons animation producer Bill Schultz is consulting on the film.