The Nimona adaptation has has a little bit of a rocky historical past. It was initially optioned by Blue Sky Studio, which began engaged on the challenge nearly instantly. When Disney took over Blue Sky as a part of its Fox acquisition in 2019, the challenge acquired plenty of stress from higher-ups due to the queer themes and characters within the story. Manufacturing stalled and ultimately Nimona was shelved, though Blue Sky workers on the time mentioned that the movie was practically achieved.
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Then, Netflix stepped up, took over manufacturing, and we’re getting Nimona in all its fantastic, goofy, animated glory. The movie is directed by Nick Bruno and Troy Quane. It’s based mostly on the webtoon-turned-New York Instances best-selling graphic novel of the identical identify by ND Stevenson.
Nimona will launch on Netflix June 30.
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