Sony Pictures Animation has revealed more details about its 2019 slate. The studio will release Wish Dragon, a new retelling of the “1,001 Nights” genie-in-a-bottle story retold in a modern setting. The feature, which is a co-pro between Jackie Chan’s Beijing-based Sparkle Roll Media Corporation, Base Animation and Sony Animation, will feature the voices of Chan and Constance Wu (Fresh Off the Boat).
The movie will be written and directed by Chris Appelhans, a concept designer on Columbia’s Monster House and illustrator on LAIKA’s Coraline. Wish Dragon will also feature the voices of Natasha Liu Bordizzo (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny), Jimmy Wong (John Dies at the End), Bobby Lee (Splitting Up Together), John Cho ( The Exorcist TV series) and Jimmy O. Yang (Silicon Valley).
Sony will release Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation on July 13 and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse on December 14 of this year.
[Source: The Hollywood Reporter]