Blue Fox Leisure has picked up U.S. rights to the stop-motion journey comedy The Inventor, starring Stephen Fry as Leonardo da Vinci. Additionally starring Daisy Ridley, Marion Cotillard, Gauthier Battoue and Matt Berry, the movie is about for an unique unencumber in theaters national on August twenty fifth.
Global premiering in pageant eventually month’s Annecy Animation Movie Pageant, The Inventor marks the directorial debut of Oscar-nominated Ratatouille scribe Jim Capobianco. Pic follows inventor and artist Da Vinci as he leaves Italy to sign up for the French court docket the place he can freely experiment, invent flying contraptions and fantastic machines, and find out about the human frame. Joined in his adventures via the audacious Princess Marguerite (Ridley), Leonardo makes an attempt to find the answer to without equal query: “What’s the which means of existence?”
Capobianco directed from his personal script, with Pierre-Luc Granjon serving as co-director. Manufacturers incorporated Robert Rippberger for SIE Movies, Capobianco, Adrian Politowski and Martin Metz. KMBO will unencumber the pic in France in January 2024, with mk2 dealing with rights in different world territories.
“We applaud Jim and his gifted crew and artist and actors for leaping into the arena of quit movement animation. It’s a path few filmmakers take however we’re overjoyed they did,” mentioned James Huntsman of Blue Fox. “The effects are superb and we’re proud to take INVENTOR to theaters and audiences national.”
Added Capobianco, “I’m overjoyed that Blue Fox has leaped ahead to carry ‘The Inventor’ to theaters the place audiences can enjoy Leonardo da Vinci’s adventures at the large display. His legacy proves that thru our movements, we will be able to encourage the ones round us—ladies, boys, ladies, and males—to be curious, to problem the established order, to assume in new tactics, and to be inventors in their very own lives.”
The deal for The Inventor used to be negotiated between Blue Fox, The Change, Slated and Rippberger of SIE Movies.