Mark Dindal to Direct Animated ‘Garfield’ Feature

Alcon Entertainment has announced that Mark Dindal will direct new animated “Garfield” feature film produced by John Cohen and Steven Wegner.

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Dindal, 58, is best known as the director of animated features like Cats Don’t Dance, The Emperor’s New Groove, and Chicken Little. “Comic strip characters have always had a special appeal to me,” he said in a statement. “To have this opportunity to make a film with a classic character like Garfield is a privilege and a thrill.”