Find out why the Peanuts movie will keep you laugh at night
Do you still remember Peanuts? This is the popular newspaper comic strip which made you laugh? Its circulation stopped yet it didn’t mean that this phenomenal section in American and other countries’ newspapers is totally out. In fact, after more than a decade of waiting, Peanuts goes on the big screen.
Yes! Peanuts will be featured in a movie. This announcement was happily told 20th Century Fox’s Blue Sky Studios last October 2012. Of course, prior to the announcement, the management has gone to negotiations with the immediate family of Charles Shulz, the man behind Peanuts.
Peanuts made its first appearance on October 2, 1950. This comic strip is all about the story of Charlie Brown, who lacks confidence in everything he does. Along with him are Snoopy, Woodstock, Peppermint Patty, Franklin, Sally Brown, Linus van Pelt, and Lucy van Pelt. They constitute a gang which creates humor to the readers of all ages.
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Not less than a year, because of its grandslam popularity among Americans, different newspapers all over the world bought the copyright. This soon made other nationalities giggle about the adventures of Charlie and the rest of the gang. Such was the impact of Peanuts that when its circulation ended last 2000, many readers expressed their sadness as if they lost a loved one.
Nonetheless, after 14 years of nostalgia, Peanuts will make again the readers laugh as it will be featured in an animated movie. Cornelius Uliano and Paul Freig are the producers while Shulz’s son, Craig, and his grandson, Bryan; together with Uliano are the story writers. Moreover, this one of a kind animated film will be directed by Steve Martin, the creator of box-office hits Horton Hears a Who and Ice Age: Continental Drift.
Many fans all over the world can’t wait to see the full movie after they watched the trailer. They expressed their appreciation for bringing this classic comic strip into a modern 3D presentation. Moreover, what they really love is that the images of characters in the original are retained while the setting is more colorful and lively.
This animated movie will be on cinemas next year, November 6. The showing date is in line with the celebration of the 65th anniversary of Peanuts in the print industry. At the same time, this would also be the 50th anniversary of the comic strip in the television special entitled A Charlie Brown Christmas.