Warner and Midway Plan Happy Feet Games
Posted on April 10, 2005Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Midway Games Inc. have announced the signing of a multi-territory publishing agreement to develop video games based on Happy Feet, a comedy adventure written and directed by George Miller (the Babe movies, Lorenzo's Oil, the Mad Max trilogy), scheduled for release in November 2006. The multi-platform deal includes games for console, handheld and PC platforms. Under the agreement, Midway's development teams will work in close conjunction with the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment production staff. Happy Feet is a comedy adventure set in the land of the Emperor Penguins in the heart of Antarctica. These penguins sing, and each needs their own special song to attract a soul mate. The cast includes the voices of Elijah Wood, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Brittany Murphy, Hugo Weaving, Robin Williams and features the dancing of legendary tapper Savion Glover (Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk). A Kennedy-Miller Film, Happy Feet is directed by George Miller. The Film will be written by George Miller, John Collee (Master and Commander), Judy Morris and Warren Coleman. Happy Feet is scheduled to be released in November 2006 by Warner Bros.