Cancelled Movies. Wiki
Advertisement
5e5d186e-0c89-45ba-9b18-7b51a7740c4a

A new animated film was in development at DreamWorks Animation since 2010. For some time, Jill Culton was writing and directing the film, originally titled Everest.


Plot[]

It was about a little girl and a Yeti.



Why It Was Cancelled[]

  1. By 2016, she had left the project. She was then replaced by Tim Johnson and Todd Wilderman.



Results[]

  • In December 2016, DreamWorks announced that the film would be released on September 27, 2019, and that it would be co-produced by Oriental DreamWorks (now Pearl Studio), marking their second collaboration after Kung Fu Panda 3. On February 2, 2018, it was announced that Culton had returned as the director, replacing Johnson who became an executive producer with Frank Zhu and Li Ruigang. On March 20, 2018, it was announced that Chloe Bennet has been cast in the lead role as Yi. On May 18, 2018, DreamWorks and Pearl Studio announced that the film has been retitled from Everest to Abominable, and Albert Tsai, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, and Tsai Chin were cast the following month.
Advertisement