Jack Black Agrees to Produce Animated Pitch

Jack Black has signed on to produce an untitled animated feature film that has been set up at Illumination Entertainment, according to Variety.

The film is set in the world of cryptozoology and the search for creatures such as the Loch Ness Monster and Bigfoot. The idea was pitched by writer Jason Micallef.

Black will produce along with partner Ben Cooley through their Electric Dynamite production company. Chris Meledandri also will produce for Illumination, which has its first major animation release, Despicable Me, due out next summer.

Black will not provide a voice in the film.