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Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt: Colon Movie Film for Theaters is a 2017 American/Japanese adult anime adventure fantasy comedy film based on the 2010 anime of the same name. Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Columbia Pictures and produced by Annapurna Pictures, First Light Productions, Nitrogen Studios and DIXAR, it was theatrically released in the United States on July 7, 2017. The film was directed by the same two people that directed Sausage Party, Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon, while being co-directed by Kathryn Bigelow, produced by Bigelow, Mark Boal and Megan Ellison and written by Boal. The film is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive language, sexual content and some bloody images. A Japanese version of the film is set to released in 2018.
A film was in development at Columbia Pictures. Directors Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan, who directed Sausage Party were hired to direct it, with Tiernan's animation studio, Nitrogen Studios producing it. Sony Pictures Animation was set to co-animate it, but when it received an R rating from the MPAA, it was rejected by DIXAR, who co-animated it with Nitrogen Studios instead. It would then be produced by Annapurna Pictures and First Light Productions with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer co-distributing it with Columbia Pictures.
Kathryn Bigelow would co-direct the film with Vernon and Tiernan due to Sony Pictures Animation's rejection, while producing it with Mark Boal and Megan Ellison with Boal writing the story.
The film released in the United States on July 7, 2017. A Japanese version of the film is set to released in 2018.
The film is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive language, sexual content and some bloody images.