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Lucasfilm announce new animated fantasy film, written by George Lucas

Lucasfilm announce impending release of 'Strange Magic' for early 2015
By Ben Gourlay from Nov 11, 2014 @ 16:44 CST

For years, George Lucas has been saying he has a bunch of independent features he has wanted to make, as soon as he was free of the 'Star Wars' shackles, but who would have thought one of the first would be a fantasy animated musical?




According to industry bible Variety, Lucasfilm owner Disney, through it's Touchstone label will release 'Strange Magic' in January 2015, a animated fantasy musical directed by sound designer turned director Gary Rydstrom and featuring the voices of Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth, Maya Rudolph, Sam Palladio and Alfred Molina, with a story penned by George Lucas.




'Strange Magic' was already in production when Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012. Lucasfilm Animation Singapore and Industrial Light & Magic, have produced the CG animation.

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