‘Pigsy’ Animation Is Adaptation of China’s ‘Journey to the West’

Magic Honest, a Miami-Paris based mostly indie gross sales firm and Hong Kong- and Paris-based All Rights Leisure have launched rights gross sales on upcoming characteristic animation “Pigsy,” directed by Chiu Li-Wei (“Barkley”) in the course of the Cannes Movie Pageant’s Marche du Movie.

The movie is a reimagining of the basic Chinese language story “Journey to the West.” The story follows a self-absorbed and lazy pig on a journey to lasting happiness. Set in a distant future, the movie sees Pigsy embark on a deceitful quest for a greater life, solely to seek out that true happiness could also be nearer than he thinks.

The manufacturing has lately added Taiwanese stars Greg Han, Liu Kuan-Ting, Harlem Yu, Tuo Tsung-Hua, Chung Hsin-Ling, Ivy Shao, Waa Wei and Okay.R. Bros. The movie is to be accomplished in time for launch at Chinese language New Yr in early 2024. Manufacturing is by the Netherland’s studio Submarine (“The place is Anne Frank,” TV sequence “Undone” Season 2, “Apollo 10 ½ : A House Age Childhood”) with Taiwan’s Greener Grass (“GrX”) and Studio2 (“Barkley,” “Get the Hell Out,” “The Tag-Alongside”).

“Pigsy is a enjoyable, futuristic reimagining of a basic Chinese language fable, which we all know will captivate a contemporary viewers. The characteristic has been hotly anticipated because the idea was initially pitched at ATF and we’re excited to have a forged of Taiwanese expertise on board to carry these characters to life,” mentioned producer Bruno Felix.
Chiu mentioned: “ ‘Pigsy’ is just not your basic hero story. As an alternative, it catapults an historical fantasy right into a fantastical future to inform a comedy-adventure story a couple of no person studying what it means to develop up.”

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