Mark Tatulli’s Lio has been optioned by movie producer David Kirshchner (“American Tail” movies, “Curious George” and the Chucky horror features) who plans to make it a live-action feature. No date has been set for production. Bridget McMeel and John Glynnof Amuse, the film and television division of Universal Press, will be executive producers.
“I’ve always had an affinity for characters like the Addams Family and Edward Scissorhands, who are seemingly dark but humorous and thoughtful at the same time,” Kirschner said.
More when information becomes available.