Andrew Stanton to helm ‘Finding Nemo’ sequel
Los Angeles: Filmmaker Andrew Stanton has officially signed on to helm a sequel to Walt Disney Pictures` hit animation ‘Finding Nemo’.
Stanton, who directed the first film, has already discussed the concept with the studio and will begin the shooting soon, reported a website.
The 46-year-old won Oscars through his animation works in both 2003`s ‘Finding Nemo’ and 2008`s ‘Wall-E’. His other acclaimed works include the ‘Toy Story’ film series and ‘A Bug`s Life’.
However, his last directorial stint ‘John Carter’ didn`t work well at the box office.
‘Finding Nemo’ had successfully grossed USD 867.9 million worldwide, making it Disney`s third-biggest animated film ever.