The 3-D field just got a new entry with Rainmaker Animation and The Weinstein Co. announcing stereoscopic plans for ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH, reports THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
The Weinstein Co. is financing and handling worldwide distribution for Rainmaker's first theatrical feature.
ESCAPE, which is in preproduction, is being directed by Tony Leech (HOODWINKED) and was written by Leech and Cory Edwards, also of HOODWINKED. The story, based an original idea by Leech, is a comedy about an alien prison break from Area 51.
Producing are Ed Jones and Gregory R. Little of Rainmaker, Preston Stutzman of Blue Yonder Films, Jonathan Shestack of Jon Shestack Prods. and Brian Inerfeld of Protocol. Rick Mischel is exec producer and Jeremy Stein will co-produce.