Dimension picks up Green toon
Dimension is making an unusual foray into animation, picking up “Naughty or Nice,” a stop-motion animated pic from Seth Green shingle Stoopid Monkey.Dimension has also bought an untitled live-action comedy from the shingle. Monkey, which Green runs with Matthew Senreich, is force behind “Robot Chicken,” the popular Adult Swim show that also uses stop-motion animation. The live-action comedy from Stoopid Monkey will be written by “Robot Chicken” scribe, co-producer and helmer Tom Root. “Naughty” is described as a family-friendly holiday film that’s in a different vein than Adult Swim fare. Green, Senreich and Geoff Johns, a comics writer and TV scribe (“Blade”) are producing the film. Shadowmachine Films, which handles animation for “Robot Chicken,” will also handle animation for the film. Dimension has been developing “Opus,” a CGI holiday film from San Francisco-based animation company Wild Brain, but generally is known for live-action movies.