June 13, 2011 Blog

Yogi Bear Movie Sequel in the Works

Warner Bros is planning a sequel for their 2010 release ‘Yogi Bear’, Great New Movies reported.

The studios have hired the writers Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia, who worked for Fox Studio’s “Rio.” They also worked for the upcoming movie “Mr. Peabody & Sherman.”

The sequel will be produced by Donald De Line along with Karen Rosenfelt, who has produced the original and Andrew Haas will be the executive producer of the movie.

scene from the 2010 release of Yogi Bear

The original “Yogi Bear’,” a live-action/CG animation movie resulted as a better performer than the expected, as it received moderate openings initially. It was release during mid-December and grossed just $16.4 millions at the opening and later on went on to earn $100 million in U.S. market and $100 million more in international market, totaling $200 million worldwide.