Step aside LEGO, A Funko Pop movie is on its way!
Warner Bros. finally confirms that they are working on an official Funko Pop movie.
A tweet by SuperBroMovies writer Daniel Richtman started a rumours of the said project. In a now-deleted tweet, he posted a photo of a board showing off the upcoming animation projects that Warner Bros. will be working on, a slot for a Funko Pop movie can be seen on the board. He also tweeted about the characters – such as Darth Vader, Deadpool, Hellboy, and My Little Pony – which according to him are “already confirmed for the Funko movie.”
Now, Warner Bros. have finally confirmed these rumours by partnering with Funko Pop to bring everyone’s favorite collectables in the big screen.
The film will be penned by Oscar-nominated director and designer Teddy Newton (The Trouble with Lou), and helping him produce the movie is Disney Animation veteran director Mark Dinal (The Emperor’s New Groove, Chicken Little).
“We’re thrilled for this opportunity and are committed to make an amazing Funko movie that stands on its own merit. This isn’t about selling toys or building a brand,” said Brian Mariotti, the CEO of Funko. “The team at Warner Animation Group have a unique vision of what the first film should be and we are extremely excited to take this journey alongside them.”
Further information about the said project, plot-wise as well as who will be lending their voices for the film, are yet to be disclosed. One this is for sure, the Funko Pop movie will be the only chance fans would be able to see Pikachu, Darth Vader, Deadpool, and Hello Kitty in one movie.