Beloved by kids around the globe, the NeoPets are set to go from the Internet to the big screen with help from Warner Bros. Pictures. The studio plans to develop and produce animated theatrical feature films based on new and existing stories and characters featured at www.neopets.com, NeoPets Inc.’s virtual world for youngsters.
Dylan Sellers (A Cinderella Story, Agent Cody Banks, Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London) will produce the feature toon productions with NeoPets Inc. chairman and CEO Doug Dohring. Overseeing production for Warner Bros. Pictures is Aditya Sood. NeoPets, Inc. will co-finance development.
On the Neopets website, kids create and care for virtual pets. To date, more than 25 million members have signed up worldwide, making it one of the fastest growing web destinations.
Privately owned NeoPets Inc. is headquartered in Glendale, California. For more information, go to www.neopets.com.