announced an agreement with Sony Pictures Digital to develop, publish and distribute mobile games based on OPEN SEASON, the first CG animated feature from Sony Pictures Animation.
In Columbia Pictures new action-adventure comedy OPEN SEASON, the first feature-length animated film from Sony Pictures Animation, Boog (Martin Lawrence), a grizzly
bear with no survival skills, has his perfect world in the tranquil town of Timberline turned upside-down when he meets Elliot (Ashton Kutcher), a scrawny, fast-talking wild mule deer. OPEN SEASON is scheduled for theatrical release on September 29, 2006. In addition, Gameloft will produce mobile games for Sony Pictures
Animation's second feature, "Surf's Up," scheduled for release in summer 2007 (details to be announced at a later date).
"Animation has always been a creative medium in entertainment and we are thrilled to bring the imaginative world of CG animation from the movie screen to the mobile phones of fans around the world," said Michel Guillemot, CEO, Gameloft.
"Sony Pictures Digital is dedicated to taking great theatrical entertainment and characters and extending them into the digital marketplace," said Ira Rubenstein, Senior Vice President, Sony Pictures Digital. "For OPEN SEASON, Gameloft, a company that has a solid background in creating mobile adaptations based on blockbuster films, is the perfect partner to bring Boog and Elliot's story to life for mobile gamers."