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Magnolia Hues Up for Animation “The Hero of Color City”

Magnolia Hues Up for Animation "The Hero of Color City"

Magnolia Pictures has acquired North America distribution rights to its CG-animated feature “The Hero of Color City,Exodus Film Group announced Monday. The film is a tale chronicling the adventures of a colorful and diverse band of crayons as they strive to protect their magical, multi-hued homeland from an evil tyrant that threatens to rid their world of joy and color. The screenplay was written by J.P. McCormick and Rich Raczelowski and is targeted for a fall 2007 release. “We’re excited to be partnering with Exodus on ‘The Hero of Color City,'” commented Magnolia Pictures president Eamonn Bowles in a statement. “They’ve put together a great concept with a fantastic animation team for something that has the potential to be a children’s classic.” Magnolia is a New York-based independent distributor, while Exodus is primarily focused on “family-oriented” films with CG-animation content. [Brian Brooks]

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