Sly Cooper is a CG animated feature film adaption of of PlayStation's video game of the same name. The story revolves around three friends led by the “gentleman thief” named Sly Cooper. The other characters include Bentley Turtle and Murray Hippo. This looks like it could turn out to be a fun and entertaining film. It's being developed by Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment. It will be directed by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles director Kevin Munroe. Here's the official synopsis:
Sly Cooper is a kinetic and comedic heist film that tells the story of Sly Cooper, an orphaned raccoon thief, along with his childhood friends and partners in crime, Bentley Turtle and Murray Hippo. In the film, Sly learns of his birth family’s secret legacy; that he comes from a long line of talented and international thieves. Endowed with this knowledge, Sly and his friends are catapulted into a global adventure as they race to reassemble pieces of an ancient book holding The Cooper Clan’s family secrets before it can fall into the hands of Clockwerk – an evil Russian metallic owl bent on ending the Cooper family line. From romantic Parisian backdrops to the lush mountains of China, gritty film noir meets bright, colorful graphic novels in this origin story of the world’s greatest thief-turned-hero.
The movie is set to be released sometime in 2016. Thanks to THR for the heads up.
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