The synopsis for the feature, currently set to land March 14, 2014, reads as follows:
Based on Jay Ward’s classic cartoon, Mr. Peabody is the world’s smartest person who happens to be a dog. When his “pet” boy Sherman uses their time traveling WABAC machine without permission, events in history spiral out of control. It’s up to this most unexpected of “father-son” teams to somehow put things back on track before the space-time continuum is irreparably destroyed.The film is being written and directed by The Lion King co-helmer Rob Minkoff. Mr. Peabody is being voiced by Ty Burrell from ABC's Modern Family; Max Charles, who plays young Peter Parker in the upcoming Amazing Spider-Man, stars as Sherman.