The story follows a sausage who falls out of his shopping cart, and goes on a journey with some new friends through the supermarket to find his way back home before the dreaded 4th of July sale. Back in October, co-writer Evan Goldberg revealed that the film is an "existential mock-Pixar movie," which attempts to take Pixar "down a notch," despite how much he loves their movies.
No details were given for which characters these voice actors will play. Conrad Vernon (Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted) and Greg Tiernan are directing from a script written by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir, based on a story by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Jonah Hill. Megan Ellison is producing through her Annapurna Pictures company, with James Weaver, Jonah Hill, Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir executive producing.
It isn't known when production will begin, although Sony Pictures is eyeing a 2015 theatrical release.
Sausage Party comes to theaters in 2015 and stars Jonah Hill, James Franco, Seth Rogen, Conrad Vernon, Edward Norton, Michael Cera, Nick Kroll, David Krumholtz. The film is directed by Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon.