The upcoming animated movie Planet 51 (from the writer of Shrek and Shrek 2) will get the video game treatment courtesy of developer Pyro Studios (Commandos) and publisher Sega.
A happy quote from the press release:
"We are delighted to have SEGA on board," commented Ignacio Perez Dolset , CEO of Pyro Studios and Ilion Animation Studios. "Pyro strives to produce high quality games and we are pleased to have the right partner for worldwide publishing. Sega´s expertise in the video games industry, together with the quality of the game will make Planet 51 a Thanksgiving blockbuster".
The Planet 51 game will be released on Nintendo DS, PC, Playstation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 next winter, while Planet 51 (the movie) will see theatrical release in November (US).