Samurai & Neverhood Get Movies

Indie feature film company Frederator Films plans to produce 2-D animated genre movies budgeted below $20 million and today announced their first three projects reports Variety.

Most notable is “Samurai Jack,” a feature version of the Cartoon Network show about an ancient Japanese warrior thrown into the far future. Creator Genndy Tartakovsky is attached to write and direct.

Doug TenNapel is set to write and direct a claymation feature adaptation of the video game he created “The Neverhood”.

Finally there’s “The Seven Deadly Sins,” a hip-hop project with Don King hired as the first voice actor. Fred Seibert, Kevin Kolde and Eric Gardner will produce all the films.