This comes from a Kyoto Shinbum interview with Kimishima. Seems like they’re closing in on agreements and hope to make the announcement soon.
Illumination was heavily rumored, the team behind Sing, Minions, and other animation (financial) hits
okay, okay, now I've REALLY fixed it pic.twitter.com/yYRjHaGrCJ
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