The Weinstein Company will work with Exodus Film Group to jointly develop, produce, and finance a multi-picture slate of CG-animated feature films, DVDs, and television series. The first collaboration is CG-animated film Igor, which is due in October 2008. Simon & Schuster Children’s plans seven Igor books published under their Simon Scribbles and Simon Spotlight imprints. Exodus will establish itself in New York with a new office in addition to its headquarters in Los Angeles and European operations in Paris. Other CG-animated projects for The Weinstein Company include Escape From Planet Earth, Opus, Cricket In Times Square, and Hoodwinked 2: Hood vs. Evil.