heitor-pereiraHeitor Pereira has been tapped to score the upcoming currently untitled animated Playmobil Movie. The film marks the directorial debut of Lino DiSalvo who served as head of animation on Disney’ Frozen and as animation supervisor on Tangled and Bolt. The movie is inspired by the Playmobil brand toys, which are produced by the Brandstätter Group in Germany. No plot details have been announced yet. Aton Soumache, Dimitri Rassam & Alexis Vonarb (The Little PrinceUpside Down) are producing the project with Axel Von Maydell and Moritz Borman (Terminator SalvationWorld Trade CenterSnowden). The untitled Playmobil movie is set to be released on January 18, 2019 by Open Road Films.

Pereira’s most recent project, Despicable Me 3, will be opening in theaters nationwide next week. A soundtrack featuring the composer’s score will be announced soon. The composer also has the animated feature The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature, which will be released later this summer, as well as Ben Lewin’s drama Please Stand By starring Dakota Fanning coming up.