Hello Kitty, the massive Japanese cartoon franchise spanning over 40 years of merchandise and television appearances, is getting an animated film. The film is currently expected to arrive in 2019.

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The film will be carried out by Sanrio's US division on a $162-242 million budget, according to ScreenDaily. Not much else is known about the film currently, but Sanrio is apparently considering using other Sanrio-owned characters in the film as well. 

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