Cartoon Network's ‘Adventure Time’ Soon to be Seen on the Big Screen Too

5:32 AM EST 3/3/2015 by Kara Michelle, Celebeat Reporter

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Adventure Time, the animated TV series created by Pendleton Ward for the Cartoon Network about the adventures of a 12-year-old boy named Finn and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake, a dog with magical powers, is now being developed at Warner Bros. Pictures as a full-length feature film according to an exclusive by Deadline. Roy Lee and Chris McKay have been named as producers.

Lee through his production company, Vertigo Entertainment, has a first-look deal with the Warner Bros. company. His notable projects as producer or executive producer include The Ring, The Grudge, The Eye, How To Train Your Dragon, The Woman in Black, Godzilla, The Lego Movie, among others. Aside from Adventure Time, Lee is also currently producing a remake of the 1982 Poltergeist Steven Spielberg film.

McKay, a director and producer, is best known for his work on Robot Chicken, The Lego Movie and Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III. He is currently also directing and producing Warner Bros.' The Lego Batman Movie which is scheduled for release on February 10, 2017.

Ward's Adventure Time TV series usually finds Finn and Jake questing to protect their beloved land of Ooo, which is under constant threat from a variety of villains, including the Ice King, who is on his own mission to track down his beloved Princess Bubblegum, Boobafina, Earl of Lemongrab, Cloud Groom, Evil Guy), Lumpy Space Princess, Flame Princess and Marceline the Vampire Queen.

The animated show's voice actors include John DiMaggio as Jake the Dog, Tom Kenny as the Ice King), Hynden Walch as Princess Bubblegum, Jeremy Shada as Finn, Olivia Olson as Marceline the Vampire Queen, and Ward himself as Lumpy Space Princess and several other supporting characters. The series also regularly features guest actors and actresses for special roles, including Star Trek's George Takei, Pee-Wee Herman's Paul Reubens, Neil Patrick Harris, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Andy Samberg.

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