Charlie Brown, Linus, Snoopy and the other famous characters have become the most iconic faces in the funnies since debuting in 1957 There have actually been three previous PEANUTS cartoon features, but none since BON VOYAGE, CHARLIE BROWN (AND DON’T COME BACK!) in 1980.
Dark Horizons is reporting that Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates is teaming with Iconix Brand Group, Inc. to produce the film. Blue Sky Studios will be handling animation duties. These are the same people who created ICE AGE and RIO, but there is no news over whether the PEANUTS film with by CGI or traditional animation.
The new film will debut on Thanksgiving weekend, 2015 to coincide with PEANUTS’ 65th anniversary.