The popular Disney Channel
animated series Phineas and Ferb
may be headed to the big screen.
The show, which launched in 2007, follows the adventures of two stepbrothers, their sister, Candace
and their pet duckbill, Perry
(who happens to also be a secret agent in eternal conflict with the wicked scientist Dr. Doofenshmirtz
). Phineas and Ferb has already generated a crossover series, Take Two with Phineas and Ferb
, where the animated characters interview celebrities. The series launched in December and guests have included Seth Rogen, Taylor Swift, Jack Black, Neil Patrick Harris
and Emma Roberts.
Disney Channel’s Worldwide chief Gary Marsh
announced Monday afternoon that Disney is in the early stages of developing a feature based on the hit Disney Channel animated series. Disney’s head of production and Tron: Legacy
producer Sean Bailey
is managing the project.
The project is in early stages of development, although it was said to be a combination of live-action and animated elements. No story details were given.
A feature-length TV movie, Phineas and Ferb Across the 2nd Dimension will broadcast on the Disney Channel next summer. No production schedule for the theatrical Phineas and Ferb adventure was announced.
article notes that the feature film is designed as a mix of live-action and animation and is a project independent of the upcoming television movie, Phineas and Ferb Across the 2nd Dimension.
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