This is one thing sudden: the favored Easter sweet Peeps is turning into a film. Deadline reports that Surprise Avenue (The Mauritanian) has acquired the film and TV rights to the sweet, and will develop an animated challenge that is described as “Trolls-meets-Smurfs.”
“It is going to comply with a ragtag group of Peeps characters who set out on a cross-country journey with a view to attend Peepsfest, an annual model celebration in Pennsylvania,” the report stated.
David Goldblum, who has a number of offers in place and is working with Meryl Streep on a brand new challenge, is hooked up to write down the film.
Simply Born Inc. is the Pennsylvania-based producer of Peeps. The corporate reportedly makes two billion of the candies annually. This film deal isn’t any large shock, as Peeps has been branching out to new markets lately. This 12 months, Peeps partnered with Pepsi to create a Peep-flavored Pepsi model. Moreover, there’s now a particular editions of Peeps that style like Sizzling Tamales.
“Peeps Chicks and Bunnies have been ingrained in American popular culture for practically seven many years attributable to their immediately recognizable shapes and fan-favorite marshmallow style, making them the proper characters to carry to life on the large display screen,” Simply Born’s Keith Domalewski stated. “We hope the brand new Peeps movie spreads sweetness to households throughout the nation and gives inspiration for followers to specific their ‘Peepsonality’ in new methods.”
It appears to be very early days for the Peeps film, and there’s no phrase but on actors who would possibly seem within the film, who might direct it, the place it is going to be obtainable to stream, or a launch date.