The Weinstein Company is financing an animated comedy entitled Escape From Planet Earth. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ed Jones, who produced the film Happy Feet, will also produce this film.

Steve Nichols will be the director of animation, with Tony Leech overseeing the project. Voice talent has not yet been cast.

The film will deal with aliens breaking out of an Area 51 prison. There is no word on when the film will begin production.