The Weinstein Company and Exodus Film Group announced today
that Navy Seals, a story concept developed in-house at Exodus, will be the
first film under the two companies’ recently announced CG-animation co-production agreement.
Under the strategic partnership, unveiled at this year’s Cannes Film Festival,
TWC and Exodus will jointly develop, produce and finance a multi-picture slate
of CG-animated feature films, DVDs and television series. This new initiative
first began a year ago when TWC picked up worldwide distribution rights to Igor, Exodus’ debut animated offering.
Navy Seals, an
adventurous family comedy, tells the story of an elite group of U.S. Navy dolphins who are captured; their only hope for rescue lies with a band of misfit seals. “Our goal has been to develop ideas in-house that are
original and dynamic, and will resonate with audiences of all ages,” said Exodus
CEO John D. Eraklis. “Navy Seals is a hilarious adventure comedy inspired by
the very real heroics that marine mammals have played in the defense of our