Gnomeo and Juliet and Shrek 2 director Kelly Asbury is going to have a very busy year. Not only is he writing Sony’s upcoming Pooch Café project, he is also in talks to direct Kazorn & The Unicorn, says Deadline.com. Produced by Sam Raimi, Josh Donen and Russell Hollander, Kazorn & The Unicorn tells the story of a young man who searches for a powerful weapon to prove his worth to his true love.
Asbury is also scheduled to direct Will Gallows and the Snake Bellied Troll, a live-action/CGI-animated feature for Elton John and David Furnish’s Rocket Pictures.
In other Sony Animation news, actress Kristen Schaale (30 Rock, Gravity Falls) has joined the cast list of the December 2013 sequel Cloudy 2: Revenge of the Leftovers, which also features Anna Faris, Bill Hader and Andy Samberg.