Sony will be opening the Alcon Entertainment animated movie on February 16, 2024.
Chris Pratt voices Garfield and Samuel L. Jackson plays a brand-new character, Vic who is Garfield’s father in the Mark Dindal directed movie. David Reynolds wrote the screenplay.
Alcon Entertainment acquired the rights from the creator of the Garfield comic series and brand, Jim Davis, who will also serve as an executive producer.
Producers are John Cohen, Steven P. Wegner, Andrew Kosove, Broderick Johnson, Namit Malhotra and Tom Jacomb.
Bridget McMeel and Craig Sost are EPs.
Alcon Entertainment is financing the animated feature, and Sony Pictures will be distributing globally (excluding China).
Currently the only other title on Feb. 16, 2024 is an untitled Marvel film and untitled Universal movie for the Valentine’s Day/Presidents Day holiday stretch.