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On July 30, 2010, shortly after the release of their first film, Despicable Me, it was announced that Illumination Entertainment was developing another animated film based on the book.


Plot[]

The plot would possibly be same as a book.


Why It Was Cancelled[]

  • Illumination Entertainment rejected the pitch all together and instead focus on the Despicable Me franchise.
  • Illumination won’t make anymore live-action movies due to the negative response of Hop.



Cast[]

  • Frank Welker would have provided the vocal effects of Curious George.



Result[]

  • Universal decided to make more sequels to the 2006 film.
  • The film was permanently cancelled and faded into obscurity.
  • In August 2016, it was reported that Andrew Adamson was in negotiations to direct, write, and produce a live-action adaptation Curious George film for Universal Pictures, along with Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, David Kirschner, Jon Shapiro, and Erica Huggins serving as executive producers for it.
  • On March 24, 2020, Jim Taylor was brought on to re-write the film.
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