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‘Everest’ Retitled As ‘Abominable’

The highly-anticipated Pearl Studio and DreamWorks Animation co-production known as ‘Everest’ has been retitled and will be released as ‘Abominable.’

GLENDALE, CA -- The highly-anticipated Pearl Studio and DreamWorks Animation co-production known as Everest has been retitled and will be released as Abominable.  

Jill Culton (Open Season) is serving as director, Todd Wilderman (Trolls, The Croods) as co-director, Suzanne Buirgy (Kung Fu Panda 2, Home) as producer and Tim Johnson (Over the Hedge, Home, Antz) as executive producer. Chloe Bennet has been cast in the lead role of Yi. Further details about the film will be revealed by Pearl Studio and DreamWorks during Pearl Studio’s upcoming Studio Focus session at the Annecy Film Festival next month where director Jill Culton is speaking.

Abominable takes audiences on an epic 3,000-mile journey from the streets of Shanghai to the breathtaking Himalayan snowscapes.  When a mischievous group of friends encounter a young Yeti, they embark upon an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. 

Abominable is currently in production and will be released by Universal Pictures worldwide beginning September 27, 2019. In China, the film will be distributed by Pearl.  

Source: DreamWorks Animation

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