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Netflix picks up an animated movie from 'Into The Spider-Verse' producers

Netflix Purchases Lord and Miller Animated Film ‘The Mitchells versus The Machines’ From Sony Lord And Miller's Into The Spider-Verse Follow-Up Is Heading Straight To Streaming
Adrian Cunningham | 24 January, 2021, 01:03

The Machines, formerly known as Connected, has been acquired by Netflix from Sony.

The Mitchells vs. The Machines is directed by Mike Rianda (Gravity Falls) and co-directed by Jeff Rowe. In the plot, Mitchells, an ordinary family from the United States, embarks on a journey through the United States before their eldest daughter starts college. The film fixates on Katie (voiced by Abbi Jacobson), an innovative sort who gets acknowledged into her fantasy film school. Earlier than she begins faculty, her dad (Danny McBride) decides that driving her to high school is the proper alternative to bond as a household one final time. The voice cast likewise incorporates Maya Rudolph, Eric Andre, Olivia Colman and Doug the Pug. Producing alongside them is Kurt Albrecht, while Will Allegra and Louis Koo Tin Lok have executive producer credits on the film.

The Machines will be released worldwide on Netflix later this year and joins acquisitions like the recently released Spongebob: Sponge on the Run (ex North America), as well as this year's Wish Dragon.

"This is a very personal movie about my very weird family".

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"I'm so thrilled that everyone at Netflix has been totally in sync with us creatively and are just as excited about the movie as we are", he said. "We are very proud that this is an original story with a creative visual style, but I can prove to my friends that this five year journey is not a comprehensive illusion on my part".

Lord and Miller, whose movie "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" received the Oscar for greatest animated function, had beforehand labored with Netflix on the one-season grownup animated collection "Hoops" starring Jake Johnson.

The deal with Netflix will allow more children to see "The Mitchells vs the Machines" from the safety of their homes, and parents should be happy to see a new release on the market. We're not attorneys, however it sounds good to us.

"We want Netflix to be a place where families can come and enjoy these stories", said Melissa Cope, original vice president of Netflix animation. "And whereas we all know no two households are the identical, we predict the Mitchells will instantly endear themselves to yours".