Hello Kitty, a fictional character produced by the Japanese company Sanrio, appeared publically in 1974. But this not the update. Warner Bros.′ New Line Cinema announced on 5 March 2019 that it has acquired film rights to Hello Kitty from the Japanese corporation Sanrio.
The script of the film was already in process. The film will be made by Flynn Picture Company, which has also created Journey to the Center of the Earth, San Andreas, Rampage, and Skyscraper. Newline said that it took nearly five years to obtain the film rights.
Directors Finalized For The Movie
Animation artists and veterans Jennifer Coyle and Leo Matsuda will helm the New Line feature. These two have been assigned as the future directors of the movie ‘Hello Kitty.’
Coyle has previously worked in films like HBO Max’s ‘Harley Quinn and Fox’s Bob’s Burgers’. Coyle is best known as the director of multiple episodes of DC Super Hero Girls for Warner Bros. Animation, where she also served as a producer.
Matsuda has worked on Disney titles ‘Big Hero 6’, ‘Zootopia’ and ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’, ‘Abominable’ for Dreamworks Animation. His directorial debut ‘Inner Workings’ was also shortlisted for the 2017 Oscars. Although the plot, the cast have not been decided yet.
History Of Hello Kitty
Hello Kitty is originally a scary urban legend that was a product of devil worship and a satanic pact before this cute cat became a popular cartoon. There is a story behind this.
A mother’s 14-year daughter diagnosed with cancer. She was so sick that every doctor refused to help her as there was no hope. Desperate to heal her daughter, she turned towards satanic rituals and devil worship. In order to help her daughter, the demon appeared and asked to create an evil doll ‘Hello Kitty’.
Hello Kitty in Chinese means Hello Demon.
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