DreamWorks Mixes Animation for ‘Me and My Shadow’

Obviously movies like Monsters Inc. shouldn’t be covered here on Bloody Disgusting, but it’s fun to announce a cool concept at its very early stages. DreamWorks Animation has set a March 2013 release date for Me and My Shadow, an original 3D toon that will seamlessly combine CG and traditional animation (awesome!), marking a first for the company. “The way ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ combined hand-drawn and live-action, this does the same, but with CG and hand-drawn,” said Bill Damaschke, DWA co-prexy of production. Shadow tells the story of Shadow Stan, an incredibly frustrated shadow that yearns for a more dynamic life but happens to be stuck with Stanley Grubb, the world’s most boring human.Eventually pushed to the brink, Shadow Stan breaks the singular rule of the Shadow World — “they lead, we follow” — and takes control of Stanley.