No Ga'Hoole sequel on the horizon

According to Animal Logic CEO Zareh Nalbandian, there have been no discussions between the production company and Warner Bros. to make a sequel to last year’s animated 3D film Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole.

“There hasn’t been anything specific around a second Legend of the Guardians at this stage. We have discussions with Warner Bros. across a range of projects; we have projects in development with them, as well as projects in development outside of Warner Bros. Legend… lines up alongside all the projects we have, in terms of what’s the most attractive, commercial proposition to do next,” Nalbandian told Encore.

Legend of the Guardians, helmed by US director Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen, Sucker Punch) making his debut in animation, was released worldwide throughout September and October 2010. With an estimated budget of U$80m, it made $55.6m in the United States and became the 50th highest grossing computer-animated feature of all time in that country. Worldwide it grossed a respectful, if unremarkable U$140m.

“It’s still very early, so it could happen down the track, but not right now,” added Nalbandian.


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