Warner Bros.’ New Line Cinema introduced Tuesday that it has acquired movie rights to Hi there Kitty from the Japanese company Sanrio. The 45-year-old iconic feline has by no means been was a film regardless of its merchandising ubiquity.
New Line mentioned it would rapidly start work on a script to place a movie into manufacturing. Sanrio additionally granted movie rights to different characters together with Gudetama, My Melody and Little Twin Stars.
Warner Bros. has had success with toy variations earlier than, together with The Lego Film. That movie’s sequel, nevertheless, has underperformed on the field workplace since opening final month.
Hi there Kitty presents probably steeper challengers, although. She doesn’t speak or, for probably the most half, change facial expressions.