Jared Hess to Direct ‘NickToons’ Movie, Rugrats to Star

The NickToons Mash-Up

Paramount Pictures has lined up offbeat comedy helmer Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite) to write and direct NickToons, which would combine all the classic characters from Nickelodeon shows like Rugrats, Ren & Stimpy and more into one film.

Hess will work on the script with his wife and regular collaborator Jerusha Hess, based on an idea by Ali Mendes of producer Disruption Entertainment.

According to Deadline, who broke the story, the NickToons mash-up would be Paramount’s answer to Robert Zemeckis’ 1988 classic Who Framed Roger Rabbit.

Nickelodeon Show

I’m sure Hess knows what he’s doing, I also liked his Nacho Libre. Just don’t completely rip-off Roger Rabbit and it could be great. I hope that the original voice actors will be reprising their roles.