WB Throws Jeff Smith’s Bone to Mark Os­borne

Animation Magazine - - Frame- By- Frame -

The fea­ture an­i­ma­tion adap­ta­tion of Jeff Smith’s beloved comic-book se­ries Bone is fi­nally pick­ing up steam, with Warner Bros. tap­ping Os­car-nom­i­nated Kung Fu Panda and The Lit­tle Prince di­rec­tor Mark Os­borne for the project.

WB picked up rights to Bone is plan­ning a tril­ogy of films.

The script will be co-writ­ten by Adam Kline and Os­borne, who is also serv­ing as ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer along­side Mark Bauch of Lin Pic­tures. Dan Lin’s Lin Pic­tures is pro­duc­ing Bone with fel­low The LEGO Movie alum, An­i­mal Logic’s Zareh Nal­ban­dian.

Smith wrote, drew and pub­lished Bone him­self as a comic-book se­ries from 1991 to

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