Warner Bros will overseedomestic distribution and The Weinstein Company (TWC) will handle internationalon Imagi Services' upcoming CGI-animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles feature.
The companies jointlyacquired the project and have announced a Mar 30 2007 North American releasedate.
Imagi's Kevin Munroe willdirect from his own screenplay that was developed in consultation with Turtlesco-creator Peter Laird.
Thomas K Gray and GalenWalker will produce and Francis Kao, Laird, Gary Richardson and Frederick UFierst will serve as executive producers.
4Kids Entertainment willexclusively handle the all-important worldwide merchandising rights.
This is the first featureproject to revisit the global Turtles brand since 1993, when New Line releasedStuart Gillard's live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III in the US.