Winsor McCay's classic comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland is in development as a new animated feature by ON Animation Studios, according to Variety. Long-time Walt Disney Animation Studios veteran Hyrum Osmond, who was the Head of Animation on Moana, is slated to make his directorial debut with this film, which has a $90 million dollar budget.
“Little Nemo in Slumberland is a masterpiece that has influenced generations all over the world, breaking new ground in visual storytelling," said Osmond. "I look forward to joining the amazing team at ON Animation to bring this beloved work to life."
Little Nemo in Slumberland is set to be produced out of ON Animation's Paris and Montreal offices.