Charlie Brown, 'Peanuts' Gang to be Reimagined in New Film

A new animated feature based on the comic strip is being planned for a 2015 release.
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Transcript for Charlie Brown, 'Peanuts' Gang to be Reimagined in New Film
day in kennebunk. Now, cue the music. You know it anywhere. It brings a smile to all of us that grew up on the "peanuts" specials. Charlie brown, snoopy and the "peanuts" gang are coming back to the big screen. And abc's chris connelly has the scoop. Reporter: Cue the music. Reporter: The memorable characters. 5 cents, please. Reporter: And get ready to laugh, in the wake of tuesday's news that a deal has been made. Attention, everyone. Reporter: To update charlie and the gang for the 21st century, for a new animated feature. Lucy, get the costumes and scripts and pass them out. We know how fanatical the "peanuts" fans are. If you put in the wrong image and wrong voice, you're going to hear about it. Reporter: It would be the first "peanuts" feature film without the input of creator charles schulz, who died in 2000, after bringing his blend of wit and woe, to 50 years of "peanuts" strips, film and commercials. The new film, it's said, will be co-written by one of schulz's sons, craig, who knows he has big shoes to fill. All I can do is do what i can. I believe the rest of the family is dedicated to that. Just look. Sincerity as far as the eye can see. Reporter: The film is slad to be released in 2015. That would be the 50th anniversary of the peabody winning "a charlie brown christmas." Good enough news, to bring everyone to their feet. ♪ Reporter: For "good morning america," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles.

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