You may recognize Sly Cooper from the series of video games designed for the PS2, PS3, and PS Vita. The Sly Cooper video game series was developed by Sucker Punch Productions. The movie is being put together by Blockade Entertainment and Rainmaker Entertainment. The Sly Cooper film stars the animated CG raccoon character. The movie is going to be directed and written by Kevin Munroe (known for 2007’s TMNT movie).
“Sly Cooper is a kinetic and comedic heist film that tells the story of Sly Cooper, an orphaned raccoon thief, along with his childhood friends and partners in crime, Bentley Turtle and Murray Hippo,” states the press release. “In the film, Sly learns of his birth family?s secret legacy; that he comes from a long line of talented and international thieves. Endowed with this knowledge, Sly and his friends are catapulted into a global adventure as they race to reassemble pieces of an ancient book holding The Cooper Clan?s family secrets before it can fall into the hands of Clockwerk ? an evil Russian metallic owl bent on ending the Cooper family line.”
The Sly Cooper movie is going to arrive in theaters sometime in 2016. Check out the trailer above.