My Little Pony Movie To Open 2017

Lionsgate, Hasbro and Allspark Pictures have announced a November 3rd 2017 theatrical release date for a major animated feature based on its “My Little Pony” franchise.

The story centers on Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy and Raritye embarking on a journey to save their home. Kristin Chenoweth is voicing a new character alongside the Mane 6 characters voiced by Tara Strong, Cathy Weseluck, Andrea Libman, Tabitha St. Germain and Ashleigh Ball.

Though over thirty years old, the franchise remains strong and racked up $1 billion in retail sales just last year.

Jayson Theissen is directing from a screenplay by Meghan McCarthy who produces the “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” animated series. Stephen Davis and Brian Goldner will produce.

Source: Variety