UCLA Magazine spoke to the movie's chief helmer, who studied at the place, about what the story will be about and how it came to it's fruition.
It probably isn't something you imagine me being immediately attracted to, this material. It centers on this father-son reunification story.
I think it's really fun. A world of just trains, a train-centric world — what would that world be like? A world of trains without people.
The magazine notes more on the film that will reportedly be, slated to hit theaters in 2013, have a compelling script and will have a darker, more grown-up feel than the Thomas programs preschoolers watch.
They have also revealed that Acker is currently in the midst of an unbelievably packed schedule to develop the silver screen product.
The yet to be named Thomas theatrical movie is slated to be released in cinemas sometime in 2013 to 2014.
Thanks to TheRollingThunder for the alert.