Deadline has discovered that Marvel Road has acquired the movie/TV rights to the marshmallow candies, with the characteristic billed as being within the spirit of Trolls meets Smurfs which is able to comply with a ragtag group of Peeps characters who set on a cross-country journey so as to attend Peepsfest, an annual model celebration in Pennsylvania. David Goldblum is writing the movie in addition to producing alongside Marvel Road.
Bethlehem, PA-based sweet firm Simply Born, Inc. produces 2 billion Peeps treats yearly and has a big and rapidly-growing line of cute Peeps-themed client merchandise and merchandise.
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“Peeps Chicks and Bunnies have been ingrained in American popular culture for practically seven many years because of their instantly-recognizable shapes and fan-favorite Marshmallow style, making them the proper characters to deliver to life on the large display,” stated Keith Domalewski, Director of Advertising and marketing & Shopper Engagement at Simply Born. “We hope the brand new Peeps movie spreads sweetness to households throughout the nation and gives inspiration for followers to precise their ‘Peepsonality’ in new methods!”
Marvel Road’s The Mauritanian, launched by STX, was nominated for 2 Golden Globes with Jodie Foster profitable Greatest Supporting Actress and Tahar Rahim incomes a nom for Greatest Actor in a Characteristic Drama. The Kevin Macdonald-directed thriller follows Nancy Hollander (Foster), who makes an attempt to do the tough: legally defend and symbolize one of many males accused of facilitating the World Commerce Middle assaults. The movie additionally counts 5 BAFTA noms.
Goldblum is at the moment adapting three inspirational best-selling books and getting into manufacturing on a characteristic he’s producing alongside EP Meryl Streep. Initially from New York, he was a graduate of the UCLA MFA Screenwriting Program, the recipient of the UCLA/Participant Media Fellowship, a Telluride Movie Pageant Movie Lab Fellow, recipient of the Academy of Movement Footage Arts & Sciences Fellowship and was nominated for the Humanitas Pupil Drama Award. He’s repped by Marvel Road and lawyer Eric Feig.