The Ark and the Aardvark
|The Ark and the Aardvark|
|Directed by||John Stevenson|
Keith Kjarval |
Philip LaZebnik |
Richie Chavez |
|Edited by||Stan Webb|
The Ark and the Aardvark, originally titled Noah's Ark, is an upcoming American computer animated adventure comedy film directed by John Stevenson and written by Philip LaZebnik and Glen Dolman. The film tell the story of an aardvark who becomes the leader of a group of misfit animals in order to bring all the animals onto Noah's Ark. The film stars the voices of Miles Teller, Aubrey Plaza, Jenny Slate, Rob Riggle, Craig Robinson and Stephen Merchant.
On October 1, 2007, it was announced that Unified Pictures would produce a $35 million budgeted computer animated film, Noah's Ark, which Philip LaZebnik would write the screenplay, with ElectroAge handling the animation. In March 2013, the studio hired Kung Fu Panda's director John Stevenson to handle the creative work on the film with Cameron Hood as co-director. While later on August 20, 2014, it was reported that Stevenson had been hired as the director of the film, which had a script from LaZebnik and Glen Dolman. On October 3, 2016, Miles Teller was set to voice the lead character Gilbert in the film, new titled The Ark and the Aardvark, which Keith Kjarval and Kurt Rauer would produce the film for Unified.
As of October 2016, the film was in-production in Los Angeles.
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