The Legend of Shelby is the upcoming American 3D live-action/computer-animated dark fantasy musical adventure drama thriller film produced by Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox directed by Tim Burton and screenplay by Allison Schroeder, Pamela Pettler and Tommy Swerdlow. It is based on the same name of the 2019 childrens novel by Alexandra Bracken and starring Mackenzie Foy, Domhnall Gleeson, Eva Green, Benedict Cumberbatch, Danny DeVito, Jim Belushi, Emma Thompson, Kiefer Sutherland, Chris Elliott, Danny Glover, Ben Whishaw with Margot Robbie and Angela Lansbury and also starring Brendan Gleeson, Asher Angel, Rebecca Ferguson, James Corden, Joe Jonas, Terry Notary as the voice of Shelby a giant vampire bat, Katherine Langford and Ellie Kemper.

The film has been released on September 9, 2022 by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

This is the first Blue Sky Studios live-action and animated hybrid film then other films is also made by Fox since Raggedy Ann and Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977), The Mouse Mysteries (1985), The Pagemaster (1994), Monkeybones (2001), Garfield (2004-2006), Alvin and the Chipmunks (2007-2015), Aliens in the Attic (2009) and Call of the Wild (2020).

Alexandra Bracken's second adaption of this film after 5 years of The Darkest Minds (2018).

This character Shelby is using computer graphics imagery (CGI) and motion captured is visual effects were provided by Blue Sky Studios, Moving Pictures Company (MPC), Framestore and Rise FX.


From the creators of Ice Age and Rio.

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