Apple Skydance Animation, two Leicester-produced titles from “Luck” and “Spellbound” Different.
Both films identified the sources as a larger deal between David Ellison’s animation department and the streamer, which has yet to be reached. WME is also said to be involved in the discussion, which also includes a theatrical release material.
The films were set in Paramount Pictures, where Skidance has a lucrative partnership with the “Mission: Impossible” franchise and the upcoming “Top Song” sequel. Another source added, Skydance has a contractual right to remove arbitrary projects.
Skydance, Paramount Pictures and Apple declined to comment.
Insiders said several key executives who showed footage of “Luck” called it “vintage Leicester”, with producers known as producers as the cause of production costs and commercial appeal, insiders said.
Both “Luck” and “Spellbound” were set to release in 2022. The former is directed by Peggy Holmes, and follows the most unfortunate girl in the world. When he stumbles upon a world that has never been seen before, good or bad, he must join forces with magical creatures to emerge as a force stronger than luck. It was dated 18 February.
“Spellbound” is a musical fantasy set in a magical world where a young girl breaks out a spell that divides her kingdom into two, which took place in November 2021.