LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) –. is strutting back into animation. The studio is in final negotiations to acquire a movie pitch centering on a peacock from writers Austin Winsberg and Heath Corson.
The film's story is being kept under wraps.
The move marks a bolstering of animation efforts for director George Miller, the studio did develop and produce 2006's " ," the music-themed penguin movie that earned nearly $380 million worldwide and won the animation Oscar. The studio is developing a sequel., which was once very active in the sector but has since scaled back its theatrical efforts. With
Warners, which controls vaunted properties like "Superman" and "Scooby-Doo," does produce a slew of animation content for television and home video.
Winsberg is a veteran TV writer who has worked on shows such as "Jake in Progress" and "Still Standing."