According to The Hollywood Reporter, For its inaugural project, the recently rejiggered Lions Gate Family Entertainment said Monday that it will co-produce and distribute the upcoming CG-animated film Foodfight! from Larry Kasanoff's Threshold Animation Studios.
With the voice talents of Hilary and Haylie Duff, Foodfight! centers on the afterhours world of a supermarket. The film will be released theatrically in fall 2006.
Already in production, Foodfight! is directed by Kasanoff from a screenplay by Brent Friedman, Rebecca Swanson and Sean Derek. "We're delighted that Lions Gate Family Entertainment is already feeding our pipeline with exciting new product, and we're thrilled to be in partnership with a singular talent and entrepreneur like Larry Kasanoff who is pushing the envelope of large-scale, quality feature film animation," Lions Gate Films Releasing president Tom Ortenberg said in a statement.