Rob Edwards who’s a famous American film and television screenwriter is all set to make his comeback by directing an animated film titled ‘Sneaks’.
He’s known to have written the screenplay for some of his best movies like The Princess and the Frog and Treasure Planet.
Both these films were nominated for the prestigious Academy Award in the category of Best Animated Feature Films.
It was in the year 2009 when Edwards was felicitated his career best Screenplay award for The Princess and the Frog. He received this award along with John Musker and Ron Clements.
Now, as per the reports pouring in, the animated film Sneaks will be produced by Helen Sugland and Laurence Fishburne of Cinema Gypsy Productions in the association of Gil Cloyd and Len Hartman of Lengi Studios.
The executive producer of the upcoming animated film will be Meko Yohannes along with Jeremy Ross and Robyn Klein.
Rob Edwards to Make Directorial Debut With Animated Feature ‘Sneaks’ (EXCLUSIVE) https://t.co/y0lYZ0w4DC
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The film basically centers on Ty who’s a kind but misguided designer sneaker who’s totally unaware of the life outside his comforts of his velvet lined shoe box.
The film shows how he chooses to roam in the NY city in the search of his sister, stolen by a shady collector.
The voice of the Collector will be accomplished by Fishburne. He said that he’s looking forward to do the justice in the film.
“I am so thrilled to be a part of this project and to bring the animated world of ‘Sneaks’ to life. There is such an incredible and talented group of people involved and it is a pleasure to work alongside them,” this is what he has to say.
Edwards further stated that he compared the film ‘Sneaks’ with another highly anticipated animated film ‘Toy Story’.
“I try to make movies that my whole family will enjoy, and ‘Sneaks’ has got heart, humor, friendship as well as some themes that I hope will connect with people. It’s both classic and contemporary at the same time and I can’t wait for people to see it come to life,” he further added.
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