Director to helm indie toon

Aussie director Steve Trenbirth will helm indie animated feature “Trouble Down Under.”

Fastlane Entertainment will produce the pic, slated for an October 2012 release.

Tony Findlay and Fastlane CEO and founder Frank Miniaci will exec produce. Pic, written by Findlay and Howard Jackson, revolves around tension in the animal kingdom when a lost group of African meerkats arrives in the Australian Outback.

Production will start in August.

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