Sony and Annapurna Pictures are co-financing and producing Sausage Party, an R-rated animated film written by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg & Kyle Hunter & Ariel Shaffir. Rogen and Goldberg wrote This Is The End, the end-of-the-world comedy that just passed $100 million at the domestic box office. The raunchy animated movie centers one sausage’s quest to discover the truth about his existence. After falling out of a shopping cart, the hero sausage and his new friends embark on a journey through the supermarket to get back to their aisles before the 4th of July sale. The story is from Rogen, Goldberg and Jonah Hill, and Hill will executive produce with Hunter, Shaffir and James Weaver. Conrad Vernon (Shrek 2, Monsters Vs. Aliens) and Greg Tiernan will direct and Vernon is producing with Annapurna’s Megan Ellison, Rogen and Goldberg. Sony is releasing worldwide and eyeing a 2015 date.
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