Stephen Fry animation 'The Canterville Ghost' joins CMG slate for AFM (exclusive)

Screen | 10/26/2018 | Jeremy Kay
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Cinema Management Group (CMG) launches worldwide sales at AFM next week on an animated adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost in association with Robert Chandler’s Space Age Films and Gina Carter and Stephen Fry’s Sprout Pictures.

Veteran British performer, writer and raconteur Fry will voice Sir Simon de Canterville, a spirit that has scared off anybody who has dared to inhabit his stately home for several centuries.

Changes - Family - Move - Tables - Resident

All that changes when an American family move in and turns the tables on the spectral resident. The exhausted ghost rediscovers hope when he teams up with the family’s teenage daughter to find out the reason behind his 300-year-old curse.

Fry is joined on the voice cast by Freddie Highmore, Imelda Staunton, and Toby Jones, and production is set to kick off in the the first quarter of 2019.

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This latest acquisition builds on CMG’s animation track record that has earned an Oscar nomination for Loving Vincent, and includes three features currently in production: Triggerfish Animation Studio’s Seal Team; Peruvian studio Tunche Films’ Ainbo: Spirit Of The Amazon which is being produced with Richard Claus’ Cool Beans in...
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