STXfilms Buys Animated ‘Playmobil: The Movie’ for U.S.

  • Variety
STXfilms has partnered with On Animation Studios to acquire domestic distribution for the upcoming animated “Playmobil: The Movie,” based on the German toyline.

The voice cast includes Daniel Radcliffe, Meghan Trainor, Kenan Thompson, Adam Lambert, Jim Gaffigan, Anya Taylor-Joy, and Gabriel Bateman. The movie is an On Animation production. Producers are Aton Soumache, Dimitri Rassam, Alexis Vonarb, Axel Von Maydell, and Moritz Borman.

“Playmobil” is directed by Disney veteran Lino Disalvo, who served as head of animation on “Frozen” and as animation supervisor on “Tangled” and “Bolt.” The script is written by Blaise Hemingway, Greg Erb, and Jason Oremland. The film opens in theaters worldwide this year.

Playmobil toys are produced by the Brandstätter Group in Germany. A wide range of accessories, buildings, vehicles, and animals are also part of the Playmobil line with over 2.9 billion figurines produced in more than 100 countries.

Open Road Films acquired U.S. distribution rights
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