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'9' Director Shane Acker To Helm Thomas The Tank Engine Film

  • By Catherine Scott
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  • June 9, 2011 2:01 AM
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Well there's a promising career gone swiftly down the drain, at least from an artist's standpoint. Deadline reports that Shane Acker, whose animated short film "9" was turned into a feature of the same name in 2009, has just signed on to direct a feature film based on the Thomas the Tank Engine toys we all grew up with. HIT Entertainment holds the rights to the toys and has decided to create a story around them for its first feature-length movie.

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