'gnome alone' with becky g and josh peck announced as 3qu's second film

3QU Media is in production on the company's second feature, Gnome Alone, an animated comedy starring singer/actor Becky G (Power Rangers, 2017) and Josh Peck (Grandfathered). Directed by Peter Lepeniotis (The Nut Job) and produced by 3QU co-founder John H. Williams (Shrek), Gnome Alone is being animated at Cinesite and is slated for completion in the spring of 2017.  Gnome Alone is the second of four feature-length animated films to be produced and financed by 3QU Media. The first, Charming, is currently in production and features an A-list voice cast including Demi Lovato, Wilmer Valderrama, Sia, GEM, Ashley Tisdale, Steve Aoki, John Cleese, Nia Vardalos and Avril Lavigne.

The Gnome Alone announcement was made today by 3QU Media principals John H. Williams and Henry Skelsey, who started the company in 2014 to create family friendly CG-animated films for global audiences.  The company has offices in Los Angeles, Greenwich, CT and Montreal.

Peter’s instinct as a director is always toward the relentlessly entertaining, so I am particularly excited to see what results when we add the incredible vocal talents of Becky and Josh to the action-packed thrill ride he has envisioned.
— John H. Williams

Written by Kyle Newman (Barely Lethal; Fanboys) and Micah Herman (Washed Up) with revisions by Rob Moreland and Zina Zaflow, Gnome Alone imagines a centuries-old war waged between the grizzled Gnomes who protect earth and the wacky and hungry Troggs determined to consume everything in sight. When Chloe, the reluctant protagonist discovers that her new home’s garden gnomes are not what they seem, she must decide between the pursuit of a desired high school life and taking up the fight against the ever-multiplying Troggs in a final last stand.

Gnome Alone is an energetic action comedy for kids in the tradition of films like Monster Squad, Gremlins and Ghostbusters with chills and fun scares and plenty of hilarious characters that’ll thrill the child in all of us.
— Peter Lepeniotis
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Becky G, who will make her motion picture debut in the 2017 film Power Rangers as the Yellow Ranger 'Trini', is a Latin singer/songwriter/rapper/actress who signed her first music contract with Kemosabe/RCA at the age of fourteen after posting an original rap video of herself on YouTube set to the Jay-Z-Kanye West hit, Otis.

Prior to winning her role in Power Rangers, Becky took her musical talents to play the recurring role of Latin pop singer Valentina Galindo on the Emmy-winning FOX-TV musical drama series, Empire. She launched her music career as a featured artist on the singles Wish U Were Here by Australian singer Cody Simpson, Oath by British singer Cher Lloyd, and the remix version of Die Young by American singer Kesha, with Juicy J and Wiz Khalifa.  Becky provided the song Monster for the Sony Pictures animated film “Hotel Transylvania,” which featured American rapper will.i.am. Becky G will combine her talents for acting and singing in her leading role as Chloe in Gnome Alone.

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Josh Peck has established himself as one of Hollywood's rising talents making the seamless transition from child actor to leading man. Currently starring as John Stamos’ son in the Fox series Grandfathered, Peck co-starred with Al Pacino, Annette Bening and Jennifer Garner in Dan Fogelman's 2015 film Danny Collins and starred in the Amazon pilot, The Rebels, opposite Natalie Zea. He has had prominent roles in the TV hits The Big Bang Theory and The Mindy Project and in films including Battle of the Year: The Dream Team, Red Dawn, The Timber, The Wackiness and Mean Creek. Peck is also known for his social media accounts; he has 8.1 million followers on Vine, 1.8 million followers on Twitter and 1.5 million followers on Instagram. With his talents for voice over acting and his natural wit, Josh Peck will bring incredible humor and talent to his role as Liam in Gnome Alone.

Follow the Gnome Alone adventure as it unfolds on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @GnomeAloneFilm.

Music Legends Sia & Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy Join Animated Musical Charming

Four-time Grammy Award Winner Sia Furler has written two songs for the 3QU Media not-so-fairy tale animated musical comedy CHARMING -- the story of three princesses who discover their Prince Charming is engaged to all of them at the same time.

 The Australian singer, songwriter, music producer Sia will perform “Balladino," one of two songs Sia wrote for the musical comedy.  She will also portray the character Half Oracle...a first-time voice-over for Sia. Demi Lovato, the film's female lead and music score executive producer, will sing the second Sia- penned song entitled "Magical."  

 Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump adds to the film’s musical currency by writing and co-producing the song "Trophy Boy" -- sung by Avril Lavigne, Ashley Tisdale and G.E.M.

Included in the star-studded cast are Wilmer Valderrama, who voices the iconic male lead role in Charming.  Valderama joinsAvril Lavigne as Snow White, Ashley Tisdale as Cinderella, and G.E.M. as Sleeping Beauty.

The music talent news for Charming was announced today by John H. Williams and Henry Skelsey, two of the founders of 3QU Media.  The company was formed in 2014 to create family friendly CG-animated films for global audiences and has offices in Los Angeles, Greenwich, CT and Montreal.

Produced by John H. Williams and written and directed by Ross Venokur, Charming is a 3QU Media Production of a Vanguard Animation film in associated with WV Enterprises. SC Films International is handling foreign sales. Production is underway at Cinesite's (Edge of Tomorrow, World War Z, and Harry Potter) new animation studio in Montreal. 

There are not many performers CONFIDENT enough to be a part of my first soundtrack as an executive producer. I am thrilled to welcome my friend and hero Sia to the movie, which also marks her first animated film as an actress. Having just worked with Patrick, I couldn’t think of anyone better to find a musical voice for our princesses.
— Demi Lovato
From our first meeting it was our goal to make ‘Charming’ that animated film that makes a profound impact on pop culture with its music. It is clear that with Demi, Avril, Ashley, GEM and now the incredible Sia and Patrick, that we are well on our way to accomplishing that goal.
— Valderrama & Williams