Wes Anderson to Direct and Produce Animated "Fantastic Mr. Fox"
Variety is reporting that director Wes Anderson is attached to direct and produce an animated version of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox with 20th Century Fox’s animation studios. The movie is to be done using a mixture of animation techniques, but will be “primarily stop-motion” according to the report. Fantastic Mr. Fox will follow The Simpsons and Horton Hears a Who to theatres, putting its release date into 2008.
(via Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat weblog)