By R. Del Rosario

(CBS SF) – The classic comic strip “The Peanuts” created by the late Santa Rosa resident, Charles M. Schulz has been given the CG treatment in the upcoming full length feature film “The Peanuts Movie.” After several teasers, Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios, the folks behind the “Ice Age” animated films has released the official trailer. (watch above)

In earlier previews, Charlie Brown’s beagle, Snoopy takes off into the sky with his doghouse plane in pursuit of his arch-enemy, The Red Baron. In this 3 minute preview, we find the gang eagerly waiting to get a glimpse of Charlie Brown’s next door neighbor. It may be “The Little Red-Haired Girl,” the object of Charlie Brown’s affection.

For over 50 years, the “Peanuts” comic strip has become one of the best known and influential comics in the world. Schulz has drawn close to 18,000 strips, appears in 21 languages and published in 75 countries. The strip spawned out into, now 5 feature films and a plethora television specials including the classics “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”

The upcoming film is written by Cornelius Uliano and Charles M. Schulz’ sons Craig Schulz & Bryan Schulz and features several young & talented voice artists.

“The Peanuts Movie” will be in theaters November 6, 2015.


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