EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Animation and Temple Hill have a brand new unique animated film within the works, Superworld, primarily based on the guide collection of the identical identify, created and illustrated by Yarrow and Carrie Cheney.
Superworld is ready in an alternate world the place everyone has powers, nevertheless, a supervillain has taken over. The one child who lacks particular skills is the one one that’s capable of steal the Super Stone that retains the villain in management – however to do this, he should pull off the damaging heist whereas rallying his hero associates in a conflict in opposition to the villains.
Superworld: Save Noah, on which the Paramount pic relies, was revealed by Random House Childrenn’s Books in November 2022. Their upcoming second guide within the collection, Superworld: Destructo World, shall be revealed by the identical label in early 2025.
Brad Butler will oversee the undertaking for Paramount Animation, I perceive.
Yarrow and Carrie Cheney are a husband-and-wife artistic crew who met in 1992 once they shared an animation cubicle as freshmen at California Institute of the Arts.
Together they produced, wrote, and directed the animated brief, The Very First Noel.
Yarrow co-directed the 2016 Illumination/Universal animated hit The Secret Life of Pets which grossed over $894M WW and served as manufacturing designer on Despicable Me and its sequel, in addition to Illumination’s Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. Yarrow was additionally the lead director on Illumination’s The Grinch which minted over $526M.
The Cheneys are repped by UTA.
Paramount’s animation slate beneath varied labels is ramping up in an enormous method. This previous there was Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem which grossed over $170M WW. Their co-production with Spinmaster, Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie opens on Sept. 29. Then there’s Transformers One on July 19, 2024 and an untitled Smurfs film on February 14, 2025 and Nickelodeon’s The SpongeBob Movie: The Search for SquarePants on May 23, 2025.