Iconic Japanese character and lifestyle brand Hello Kitty is planning the release of a movie set for 2019. While we’re still a little way off a premiere, financiers Sanrio Media & Pictures Entertainment have already announced an expected budget of $160 million-$240 million—big numbers that measure small compared to the multi-billions already profited by the cutesy kitten.
No details of the movie’s plot have emerged as of yet, the mystery remains. We’re also wondering what creators will make of a dialogue, considering Hello Kitty doesn’t actually have a mouth—the four year anticipation starts now.
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