Animation Director Rich Moore Defects from Disney to the ‘Spider-Verse’ of Sony

Animation Director Rich Moore Defects from Disney to the ‘Spider-Verse’ of Sony
Animation director Rich Moore has left Disney to join the “Spider-Verse” of Sony Pictures Animation, where he will develop, produce, and direct original animated features as well as advise on upcoming movie and series-based projects. This is a major defection for the post-John Lasseter Disney, but also a major coup for the Oscar-winning Sony (led by President Kristine Belson).

Lasseter recruited Moore to Disney a decade ago after he needed a change from “The Simpsons,” and it appears that the time was right for another creative change. “Ten years is a long time,” Moore said in a prepared statement, “but when you’re working on incredible films with people you love as I have these last 10 years, that time flies by. I will always cherish my days at the Walt Disney Animation Studios and I leave with the faith that the studio is in good hands. I remain a lifelong
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