Edgar Wright’s First Animated Film Will Be All About Shadows

edgarwrightScott Pilgrim vs. the World and The World’s End director Edgar Wright just signed on to direct his first animated film. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Wright will direct and co-write with David Walliams an upcoming animated feature for DreamWorks that will be “centered on the concept of shadows.” THR says the project is “a new take on a previously developed concept,” but no more details have been revealed aside from this statement by DreamWorks execs Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria: “Edgar will spearhead a new approach to this fascinating concept and we’re ecstatic to have him onboard as director along with David as co-writer. We’ve always been intrigued by a film concept involving shadows, and now with Edgar’s signature comedic style and abilities as a natural storyteller, audiences will be treated to a truly captivating and energetic tale.” Wright’s next film Baby Driver is currently slated for a March 2017 release.

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