MGM Stuios has hired Conrad Vernon to direct an animated film version of Charles Addams' The Addams Family comic strip, acording to The Hollywood Reporter. Vernon will reportedly work from a screenplay by Pamela Pettler and Matt Lieberman. The film will purportedly be animated by Vancouver's Cinesite Studios.
The Addams Family debuted as a The New Yorker comic strip in the 1960s, and was popularized in a 1960s TV show an a 1990 movie franchise.
Vernon is best known for co-directing 2004's Shrek 2 and 2016's The Sausage Party. He also recently signed on to direct an animated Jetsons film for Warner Bros.
No release date for the The Addams Family animated feature has been given.