Amberwood Entertainment and Thunderbird are pleased to announce the co-development of The Magic Hockey Skates, a live-action family feature adapted from Amberwood’s award winning animated special of the same name. Kris Pearn, director of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, is attached to write the script, which is being supported by the Harold Greenberg Fund’s Script Development Program.
“We are thrilled to be working with Thunderbird on this project”, stated Jonathan Wiseman, Senior Vice President at Amberwood, “Their strong team and experience make them the ideal partner to help bring The Magic Hockey Skates to the big screen”.
Thunderbird CEO Tim Gamble continues, “It’s exciting to be working with Jonathan and Amberwood on a project that explores every kid’s dream, to be able to wear a magic pair of hockey skates.”
The Magic Hockey Skates family feature tells the story of two brothers who connect with the spirit of a game, and find a way to connect with each other and become part of something bigger: a team, a community, and a family.