Jul 21
2005

John A. Davis, writer and director on Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, will bring John Nickle’s kids’ book The Ant Bully to the big screen as a CG-animated film, it was announced today. The story is about a boy who floods an ant colony with his water gun, then is magically shrunk to insect size and sentenced to hard labor for his crime. Nicolas Cage, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti, Lily Tomlin, Cheri Oteri, Alan Cumming, Regina King, Ricardo Montalban, and Zach Tyler Eisen will lend their voices to the project. Warner Bros. will distribute with a planned release date of August 4, 2006. The film will also be distributed on IMAX screens..