Monday, December 07, 2015

Peanuts Director Steve Martino Speaks

On the new Charlie Brown feature:

“Charles Schultz, Sparky, he’s our production designer. Everything that went into the film is referenced from the comic strip, what he drew.”

What hits me in the middle of the forehead is how the production team managed to get the Schulz/Melendez attitude and style into their CG feature. It looks dimensional, and yet remains a close cousin of A Charlie Brown Christmas.

To date, The Peanuts Movie has taken in $121,484,253 domestically. Respectable, but it has a ways to go before profits kick in.


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