Locksmith Animation is a London-based CGI animation studio, the studio behind 2021 Ron’s Gone Wrong, which is set to come into digital production on its second animated feature film with DNEG Animation.
This will be their second collaboration as Locksmith and DNEG as they worked earlier together on Ron’s Gone Wrong, which was awarded Best Feature at 2022
‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ Team Returns For ‘That Christmas’ Adaptation
Locksmith animation’s upcoming second film That Christmas will be based on a children’s book series by Four Weddings and a Funeral’s scribe that is written by Richard Curtis.
The book series consists of 3 books – The Empty Stocking, Snow Day, and That Christmas. This critically acclaimed book explores what happens when Christmas traditions are upturned and chaos brings the family together.
That Christmas screenplay is written by Curtis and Peter Souter. Cobb and Curtis will serve as executive producers with Elisabeth Murdoch, Sarah Smith, Julie Lockhart, Bonnie Arnold, Peter Souter, and Colin Hopkins.
Locksmith CEO, Natalie Fischer released a statement “We are happy to continue our collaboration with Oscar®-winning DNEG. DNEG Animation’s contribution to Ron’s Gone Wrong was integral to the film’s appeal to audiences, and we look forward to this new chapter.”
There is currently no release date for That Christmas on the books. (Source- Google)