GLENDALE, Calif., June 23 (UPI) -- Hollywood's DreamWorks Animation says it is developing a film based on the Good Luck Troll toy line.
The studio announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement with Dam Things from Denmark to bring the wild-haired creatures to the big screen.
Brother-sister writing team Adam Wilson and Melanie Wilson LaBracio have signed on to pen the screenplay, and Dannie Festa of Festa Entertainment, who brought the package to DreamWorks Animation, will executive produce the feature film.
"We have been planning to bring the Good Luck Troll toy line back into homes around the world and we are excited to see how the talented storytellers and artists at DreamWorks Animation will bring them to life," Calle Ostergaard, chief executive officer of Dam Things, said in a statement.
"We are thrilled at the great creative possibilities we have in bringing the Trolls to family audiences around the world across a number of channels, including on the big screen," added DreamWorks Animation Head of Development Alex Schwartz. "We look forward to working alongside Dam Things to build on the mythology of the Good Luck Trolls while delivering the sense of adventure, heart and comedy that DreamWorks Animation is known for."