Do you still remember Peanuts? This is the popular newspaper comic strip which made you laugh? Its circulation stopped yet it didn’t mean that this phenomenal section in American and other countries’ newspapers is totally out. In fact, after more than a decade of waiting, Peanuts goes on the big screen. Yes! Peanuts will be featured in a movie.
This announcement was happily told 20th Century Fox’s Blue Sky Studios last October 2012. Of course, prior to the announcement, the management has gone to negotiations with the immediate family of Charles Shulz, the man behind Peanuts.
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This comic strip is all about the story of Charlie Brown, who lacks confidence in everything he does. Along with him are Snoopy, Woodstock, Peppermint Patty, Franklin, Sally Brown, Linus van Pelt, and Lucy van Pelt. They constitute a gang which creates humor to the readers of all ages.
Not less than a year, because of its grandslam popularity among Americans, different newspapers all over the world bought the copyright.
This soon made other nationalities giggle about the adventures of Charlie and the rest of the gang. Such was the impact of Peanuts that when its circulation ended last 2000, many readers expressed their sadness as if they lost a loved one.
Nonetheless, after 14 years of nostalgia, Peanuts will make again the readers laugh as it will be featured in an animated movie. Cornelius Uliano and Paul Freig are the producers while Shulz’s son, Craig, and his grandson, Bryan; together with Uliano are the story writers. Moreover, this one of a kind animated film will be directed by Steve Martin, the creator of box-office hits Horton Hears a Who and Ice Age: Continental Drift.