Sly Cooper 2016 (also known as Sly Cooper: The Movie) is an upcoming American-Canadian 3D computer-animated action/adventurecomedy film based on the platforming video game series of the same name by Sony Interactive Entertainment, specifically 2002’sSly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus. Sony Computer Entertainment, its series developer, is to play a role in the film’s production, screenplay, character development, and animation consulting.
The film is to be directed and written by Kevin Munroe, and produced by Brad Foxhoven and David Wohl. The film is to star voice actors, including Ian James Corlett replacing Kevin Miller as the titular character, Matt Olsen and Chris Murphy reprise their voice roles as Bentley and Murray respectively.
Sly Cooper is a kinetic and comedic heist film that tells the story of Sly Cooper, an orphaned raccoon thief, along with his childhood friends and partners in crime, Bentley The Turtle and Murray The Hippo. In the film, Sly learns of his birth family’s secret legacy; that he comes from a long line of talented and international thieves. Endowed with this knowledge, Sly and his friends are catapulted into a global adventure as they race to reassemble pieces of an ancient book holding The Cooper Clan’s family secrets before it can fall into the hands of Clockwerk – an evil Russian metallic owl bent on ending the Cooper family line. From romantic Parisian backdrops to the lush mountains of China, gritty film noir meets bright, colorful graphic novels in this origin story of the world’s greatest thief-turned-hero.