Source: Coming Soon
reports that Columbia Pictures' CG/live-action hybrid film based on "The Smurfs"
will hit theaters in 3-D.
The film will be based on the characters created in 1958 by Belgian cartoonist Pierre Culliford, known throughout the world as Peyo
. "The Smurfs" were created for a Belgian series of comic books, first as minor characters. The villagers, known for their blue skin and small statures, spawned a line of statuettes, games, toys, theme parks and a hit TV series.
The Colin Brady
-directed film was written by J. David Stem
and David Weiss
is scheduled for a December 17th, 2010 release.