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Moana and Wreck-It Ralph’s Hyrum Osmond to take the helm on animation Little Nemo in Slumberland

Moana’s head of animation, Hyrum Osmond, is teaming up with On Animation Studios for an animated feature based on Winsor McCay’s fantasy-adventure comic series, titled Little Nemo in Slumberland.

Osmond will take the helm on the project which On AnimationsAton Soumache described as a cross between Alice in Wonderland and Hook, and said “it was ideal for present-day animation. The strip is truly an unlimited source for astonishing adventures”.

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The $70 Million dollar budget film centres on a young boy who journeys through the land of dreams. The project will be produced by Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam, plus Alexis Vonarb and Emmanuel Jacomet, between Paris and Montreal, where the company has offices.

The comic series, Little Nemo in Slumberland ran in the New York Herald from October 15, 1905, until July 23, 1911. The full-page weekly strip

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