Will Ferrell and Adam McKay Developing Animated Film HENCHMEN

Anchorman team Adam McKay and Will Ferrell are teaming up for a feature length animated movie called Henchmen. The film will be an adaptation of a short film created by Bron Studios called Henchmen: Ill Suited. I've included a trailer for the short below, and it looks awesome. Here's a description of the story from Deadline:

The story line starts with a variant of the Sorceror’s Apprentice story line. In this case, a dreamy janitor working in the bad guy museum of Supervillain City ends up inside a somewhat out-of-control super-powered space suit, and causes all kinds of mayhem. 

The synopsis for the feature-length adaptation suggests there will still be a hapless young twerp in a super suit, but will also focus on a “fallen henchman” named Hank overseeing a “motley crew of blue-collar workers in the Union of Evil.” The “risk-nothing” sentiments of Hank are challenged when he must become a hero and rescue the kid in the suit and the missing woman he loves. 

The short is set to premiere later this week at the big computer graphics and animation convention SIGGRAPH 2014, which is being held in Vancouver. 

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