Sony Pictures Animation, which made a four-picture first look deal with the Gotham Group last year, has gotten the first project up and running. It’s untitled, and will be scripted by Finding Nemo scribe David Reynolds. The film’s based on an original story by Stephan Franck, who is attached to direct. Franck’s credits as an animator include Iron Giant, Space Jam and How to Train Your Dragon. Gotham Group’s Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Peter McHugh and Eric Robinson will produce. Karen Dufilho-Rosen will be exec producer. Reynolds got an Oscar nomination for Finding Nemo and his other credits include Chicken Little, A Bug’s Life and Toy Story 3.
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