Oscar-nominated filmmaker Phil Johnston (Zootopia, Wreck-It Ralph) has adapted The Twits, the children’s novel penned by Roald Dahl in the 1980s, into an animated feature set to hit Netflix in 2025.
The pic, which Johnston co-wrote with Meg Favreau, is the first screen adaptation based on the Roald Dahl book of the same name.
The novel has been translated into 41 languages and sold 16 million copies worldwide. With animation by the Brixton-based studio Jellyfish Pictures (The Boss Baby, The Bad Guys), the pic follows Mr.
and Mrs. Twit, the meanest, smelliest, nastiest people in the world who also happen to own and operate the most disgusting, most dangerous, most idiotic amusement park in the world, Twitlandia.Read more on deadline.com