Krofft brothers characters go 3D

DreamWorks Animation is developing a big-screen 3D version of Sid & Marty Krofft’s characters from the 1970’s TV series “Lidsville.”

Project will be the first based on characters developed by the Krofft brothers that’s been made into a feature film.

Studio, in an announcement Tuesday, said Conrad Vernon (“Monsters vs. Aliens,” “Shrek 2″) brought the project in. The Krofft brothers will exec produce while Vernon, DreamWorks Animation’s head of development Alex Schwartz and development exec Chris Kuser oversee the project.

“Sid and I have had a longstanding relationship with Jeffrey Katzenberg and we’re excited to bring Lidsville to DreamWorks Animation,” said Marty Krofft in a statement. “It’s incredible to envision a high-quality 3D animated movie being made out of one of our favorite shows.”

The “Lidsville” film will be based on the premise of the series, in which a rebellious kid falls into an alternate reality world of living hats and talking caps.

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