Coming Soon points to the Variety scoop that Walt Disney Pictures has acquired Animated American, which will blend live-action with animation. Bob Cooper’s Landscape Entertainment and ImageMovers partners Robert Zemeckis and Jack Rapke will produce the picture. From a screenplay by Peter Ackerman, the film’s premise focuses on “a misfit who’s at sea when his girlfriend leaves town after graduation and he’s forced to find himself.” The lead character will be animated, while his surroundings will be live-action.