William Joyce’s Lost Ollie gets Netflix adaptation

The live-action adaptation is launching in August
William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg of Moonbot accept the Oscar
William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg of Moonbot accept the Oscar
Published: Jul. 1, 2022 at 10:01 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 1, 2022 at 11:33 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Local Academy Award-winning illustrator and filmmaker William Joyce’s story inspired by his own lost toy gets a live-action Netflix adaptation.

The story is based on Joyce’s illustrated novel Ollie’s Odyssey, a story about a boy named Billy who loses his favorite toy. Both the boy and the toy vow to find each other again. Joyce describes it as an epic adventure that happens over six city blocks.

Lost Ollie is a deeply personal story of William Joyce’s. Joyce explains how the story is about his own favorite toy that he lost when he was a child and he later re-found at the age of 25.

The story is also influenced by his own personal love and loss in his life. Joyce explains more in his Facebook post. that can be viewed >> Here.

Lost Ollie is expected to launch on Netflix on the 24 of August.

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