Insomniac Games has confirmed via U.S. PlayStation Blog that Ratchet & Clank will be making its way onto the big screen! Made by Rainmaker Entertainment, the animation studio behind Escape From Planet Earth, and Blockade Entertainment, production is said to be already underway for the film. The movie will feature original voice actors James A. Taylor as Ratchet, David Kaye as Clank and Jim Ward as Qwark.
Screenwriter and Senior Writer for Insomniac Games, TJ Fixman, will be working on the script. and will be directed by Jericca Cleland and produced by Blockade’s CEO Brad Foxhoven and VP of Development David Wohl.
“Ratchet and Clank tells the story of two unlikely heroes as they struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. Ratchet is the last of his kind – a foolhardy ‘lombax’ who has grown up alone on a backwater planet with no family of his own. Clank is a pint-sized robot with more brains than brawn. When the two stumble upon a dangerous weapon capable of destroying entire planets, they must join forces with a team of colorful heroes called The Galactic Rangers in order to save the galaxy. Along the way they’ll learn about heroism, friendship, and the importance of discovering one’s own identity. “
Can’t wait to see it! Insomniac also announced mentioned a sale on all things Ratchet & Clank on the PlayStation Store during the week of April 30. Ratchet & Clank will be arriving in cinemas in 2015 but has left us with a fun trailer featuring the trio. Check it out!