‘Hello Kitty’ film to be directed by Harley Quinn and Disney Alums
Hello Kitty could possibly be perhaps the most universal pop culture figures, with the adorable mascot actually acquiring fans after such a long time. In 2019, it was declared that Hello Kitty would get a surprisingly live-action/animated hybrid film – and now we realize who will be guiding it. On Tuesday, The Hollywood Reporter uncovered that Jennifer Coyle and Leo Matsuda are set to coordinate the component film, which comes from New Line Cinema. The content for the film is being composed by Lindsey Beer, whose credits incorporate Sierra Burgess Is a Loser, Chaos Walking.
Coyle has filled in as a storyboard craftsman on projects like The Wild Thornberries, Rocket Power, and King of the Hill. She likewise has filled in as chief and showrunner of DC Super Hero Girls, and has helmed nineteen scenes of Bob’s Burgers and six of The Spectacular Spider-Man. She most as of late fills in as a regulating maker on HBO Max’s Harley Quinn.
Matsuda has worked with the animation departments for The Simpsons Movie, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, and both Wreck-It Ralph motion pictures. He likewise coordinated and composed Inner Workings, a short that appeared before Disney’s Moana.
New Line’s Hello Kitty film will check an achievement for the character, as it is the first occasion when that the film rights to Sanrio characters have been in the possession of a significant film studio.
“I am extremely pleased that Hello Kitty and other popular Sanrio characters will be making their Hollywood debut. Hello Kitty has long been a symbol of friendship and we hope this film will only serve to grow that circle of friendship around the world,” Shintaro Tsuji. Sanrio founder, president and CEO, said in a statement earlier this year.
“Hello Kitty has been one of the most beloved characters around the world for the last forty-plus years,” Flynn stressed following the March announcement.
“We’re incredibly honored that President Tsuji has entrusted us with the responsibility of bringing her story to the big screen globally for the first time ever, and it’s a dream that we get to do this with our long-term partners at New Line and Warner Bros. With the positive and family-oriented values that Hello Kitty and Sanrio embody, there has never been a better time than now to share her message with the world!”