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Wishbone Movie Is Coming from Mattel, Universal and Peter Farrelly

Wishbone Movie Is Coming from Mattel, Universal and Peter Farrelly

What's the story? Wishbone is getting a movie, that's the story. Mattel has partnered with Universal Pictures to bring the beloved Jack Russell Terrier to the big screen for the first time. What's more, Green Book director Peter Farrelly has been tapped to produce the project.

According to several reports, Wishbone will be a live-action movie described as a modern, family-friendly comedy. The movie will be based on the popular series of the same name, which originally aired on PBS from 1996 to 2001. There is no word currently on who will be tapped to direct. Roy Parker has been set to pen the screenplay. Lexi Barta, director of development, is set to oversee the movie for Universal. Robbie Brenner is executive producing. Brenner will be heading up the project for Mattel Films alongside supervising producer Kevin McKeon. Brenner had this to say in a statement.

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