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Paramount Picks up Charlie Kaufman’s ‘Anomalisa’
On 17, Sep 2015 | In Press & News | By firstname.lastname@example.org
Paramount Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to Anomalisa, the stop-motion film from directors Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, according to a report by Deadline.
The purchase follows screenings at film festivals in Telluride, Toronto and Venice, where it won the Grand Jury Prize. Domestically, the R-rated film will be released on December 30, 2015 in New York and Los Angeles, making it eligible for awards consideration.
As the screenplay writer of Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Anomalisa marks Kaufman’s first foray into stop-motion animation. Co-director Johnson is perhaps best known for overseeing the 2010 animated Christmas episode of NBC’s Community. Robot Chicken producer Rosa Tran is producing. Read more