Warner sees the ‘Future’

Warner Bros. has come aboard the feature version of the animated documentary series “The Future Is Wild.”

The deal was struck between the studio and producer John H. Williams’ Vanguard Films and series creator John Adams as well as brand partners Gerhard Sieber and Ettore Botta.

The animated/live-action/animatronic project involves a group of scientists and zoologists and their predictions for what Earth could look like over the next 200 million years.

According to Variety, Courtenay Valenti and Matt Milam will oversee the project at Warners.

The first “Future” TV series (2002) was co-produced with Discovery, ZDF, ORF, Grupo Planeta and Mediatrade. It ran on Animal Planet in the U.S. and overseas on NHK and the BBC. A second series will be unveiled next week.

The “Future” brand has given birth to theme-park rides, books, toys, comics and an Emmy-nominated animated kids TV series. Note the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.