The deal will give a boost to Apple TV+’s meager animation offerings.
Say Thompson: “[Lasseter] is presumably being paid millions of dollars to receive [his] second chance. How much money are the employees at Skydance being paid to GIVE him that second chance?”
Emma Thompson quit Skydance Animation’s first feature over “concerns about working with Lasseter.”
Holly Edwards will replace Bill Damaschke in the role of president at Skydance Animation.
Paramount Animation’s slate is growing.
Two former Dreamworks directors will direct features for Skydance.