With the exception of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau,The Weinstein Company have announced that they have acquired the worldwide rights to the upcoming animated movie “The Guardian Brothers”.
Meryl Streep, Mel Brooks, Nicole Kidman and Zendaya will lend their voices to the project which follows a Chinese family in danger of losing a wonton soup shop that’s been passed down for centuries.
Millions of miles away in the Spirit World, we meet The Guardians – who have watched over and protected the humans on Earth for centuries. Two brother Guardians are forced to retire from the business they’ve loved since the beginning of time. They soon help the family to stave off rivals.
The Gary Wang-directed film was released in China earlier this year under the title “The Little Door Gods”. The Weinstein Company is set to sell the film while at the Cannes Film Festival this year.