Deadline reports that beloved comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key & Jordan Peele, also known as Key & Peele, will reunite to voice characters for a stop-motion animated film called Wendell & Wild & that Netflix will finance & distribute the movie.
Wendell & Wild is based on an idea by Henry Selick, who is best known as the director of stop-motion movies Coraline & James & the Giant Peach & The Nightmare Before Christmas. Selick will co-write the script with Peele & Clay McLeod Chapman. Chapman & Selick will also co-write a children’s book version of Wendell & Wild for Simon & Schuster.
Peele, the writer & director of Get Out, recently won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay & Key has an upcoming voice role in Disney’s remake of The Lion King. Their Comedy Central show Key & Peele won a Peabody & two Primetime Emmys & they also collaborated on the movie Keanu.