FilmSharks Snags International Rights to Animated Feature ‘El Americano 3D’

Lisa Kudrow El Americano 3D
JB Lacroix/WireImage

Guido Rud’s FilmSharks has inked international sales rights to “El Americano 3D,” billed as the first major U.S.-Mexico animated feature co-production.

FilmSharks is shopping pre-sales in Cannes. Lisa Kudrow heads the voice cast of the family-targeted pic that features Edward James Olmos, Rico Rodriguez, Cheech Marin, Kate del Castillo and Erik Estrada.

The fourth feature and first CG movie from Puebla Mexico-based Animex Studios, “Americano” is produced out of Burbank by Olmos Prods.

Story follows Cuco, a young Mexican parrot that embarks on an epic quest to persuade an American crime-fighting TV celeb to defend his family from bullies.
Animex founder and toon director Ricardo Arnaiz, creator and helmer of hit “La Leyenda de la Nahuala,” directs with Mike Kunkel, an animator on Disney’s “Tarzan.”

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Film News from Variety

Loading