Jimmy Miller’s Mosaic and Will Ferrell and Adam McKay‘s
The original series starred Simon MacCorkindale as Dr. Jonathan Chase, a man who had the ability to transform into any animal, and used his ability to help police solve crimes. The new film, from Sony Pictures Animation, will unsurprisingly have comedic elements in addition to action, and will feature heavy special effects as well as animated elements.
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Miller, Ferrell and McKay previously teamed up to produce “The Other Guys,” “Step Brothers” and “Talladega Nights.” The producers will now search for a director for “Manimal.”