The Smurfs: Team Blue is an upcoming live-action/CGI-animated fantasy action-adventure film directed by Tim Burton and Raja Gosnell as the 6th film in the Nickelodeon Cinematic Universe.
Plans for a Smurfs movie to be produced by Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies were first announced in 2002, but the film was released by Columbia Pictures in 2011. This was later resolved when Tim Burton decided to work on this film for the NCU.
The film is produced by Nickelodeon Movies, Paramount Players, Warner Action, Studio Peyo, Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Tim Burton Productions, Amblin Entertainment, Wanda Media, Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, MTV Films, Scott Free Productions, Skydance Media, Alibaba Pictures, Huahua Media, Reliance Entertainment, and Legendary Entertainment.
It is scheduled to be released on October 2nd, 2020 in Premium Large Format Screens, Dolby Cinema, 2D, 3D, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D by Paramount Pictures worldwide and Warner Bros. Pictures internationally.