Walden to Produce ‘Tortoise and Hippo’

Posted September 16, 2005 8:17 pm by Tirian

Variety.com reports that Walden Media has acquired “Tortoise and Hippo,” a pitch for an animated film to be scripted by “Shrek” co-writer Roger S.H. Schulman. The film will mix live action and photo-real CGI animation and is the unlikely bonding tale of a cranky old tortoise in India who at first tolerates the baby hippo because it is a chick magnet, but develops patriarchal feelings and takes the baby on a dangerous journey home to Africa. Read the whole article at Variety.com.