Del Toro Producing “Alma” Feature Adaptation

DreamWorks Animation is moving forward with a feature-length version of the doll-themed animated short film “Alma” reports The Los Angeles Times.

Former Pixar animator Rodrigo Blaas, who created the short, will direct the feature. The original short followed a child who wanders into a creepy doll store and ends up in a compromised situation. You can watch the full short below.

Megan Holley (“Sunshine Cleaning”) has been hired to pen the script while Guillermo del Toro is set to produce. del Toro will offer guidance on the project much like he did for DWA’s just released “Puss in Boots”.