IDT Entertainment today announced that it has engaged Christopher Reeve to direct an original feature length animated film. Mr. Reeve is well known for his portrayal of Superman in 4 feature films and for starring roles in The Bostonians, Somewhere in Time and The Remains of the Day. In addition, Mr. Reeve is a distinguished writer, producer and director. In 1997 he was nominated for an Emmy for directing the HBO film In The Gloaming. IDT Entertainment is a subsidiary of IDT Corporation, a multinational carrier, telephone and technology company.
"Christopher Reeve is a man I deeply admire. His 'can do' attitude is inspiring," said Howard Jonas, IDT's Founder and Chairman. "Without question, he is a true American superhero. His courage, integrity and professional accomplishments are not the stuff of fiction - they're real life."
Digital Production Solutions (DPS), IDT Entertainment's animation unit, will provide complete production services on the film. Mr. Reeve will oversee the entire production process, from character development, casting and set design through animation, lighting, texturing and postproduction."
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