3-D Terra picked up for May 1 release

Snoot Entertaiment’s 3-D animated feature Battle for Terra has been picked up by Lionsgate and Roadside for a May 1 release.

The movie will be released in both 2-D and 3-D formats, according to Variety. Story features aliens whose planet is invaded by humans fleeing a dying Earth.

The film had its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, and earned honors at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, the Heartland Film Festival and Giffoni Film Festival.