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Reel FX Animation Studios, the company behind the Golden Globe-nominated The Book of Life , has entered into a multi-year, multi-picture deal with the film’s writer and director, Jorge R. Gutierrez.
The first animated feature under the deal will be an Untitled Kung Fu Space Western, which Gutierrez will direct from a script he is writing with Douglas Langdale. Reel FX's Brad Booker will produce the film. Gutierrez and Chatrone LLC will also produce alongside Booker. Sandra Equihua will oversee the character design. Gutierrez has moved to Dallas to work on the project out of Reel FX’s studio.
The Untitled Kung Fu Space Western joins Reel FX’s growing development slate, a few of which are: Monster on the Hill, based on the book by Rob Harrell, written by Matt Lieberman; Giant Girl, based on a pitch by Reel FX story leads Bob Logan and Paul Fisher; and WISH Police, based on a short story by Daniel Nayeri, written by Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris, with Headless Productions attached to direct.
Steve O’Brien, CEO of Reel FX said: “At Reel FX, we are building a home for creative filmmakers to bring their ideas to life. We are excited to partner with Jorge once again as we build on our success with The Book of Life.”
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