Lord & Miller To Produce AI Comedy “Mitchells”

“The LEGO Movie” and “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” directors Chris Miller & Phil Lord are teaming with Kurt Albrecht for “The Mitchells vs. the Machines,” a new animated family comedy feature from Sony Pictures Animation.

The story follows The Mitchells, a dysfunctional but loving family whose road trip is interrupted by a tech uprising that threatens mankind: All around the world, the electronic devices people love turn on humanity.

With the help of two malfunctioning robots and the family’s overweight pug, the Mitchells will have to get past their problems and work together to save each other and the world.

Mike Rianda penned and co-directs the film with Jeff Rowe. No cast or release date was announced.

Source: Deadline