my little pony, friendship is magic, my little pony movie, my little pony: friendship is magicA big-screen version of "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" is set to gallop into theaters soon, with Lionsgate and Hasbro announcing that the flick is due out in late 2017.

An official release date of November 3, 2017 was revealed this week for the new "My Little Pony" flick, which will feature many of the same characters as the hit animated series. Favorites including Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Fluttershy, and Rarity will all make an appearance, as will a new Little Pony, voiced by Kristin Chenoweth.

Meghan McCarthy, a writer and producer on "Friendship Is Magic," is penning the flick's screenplay, which is said to focus on the ponies embarking on an adventure to save their home. The crew behind the voices of the series's "Mane 6" stars is also set to join the flick, with actors Tara Strong, Cathy Weseluck, Andrea Libman, Tabitha St. Germain, and Ashleigh Ball all set to reprise those roles. Jayson Theissen is directing.

The flick is set to go up against "Thor: Ragnarok" at the box office, but we hear these ponies have some magic up their sleeves. (And decidedly different audiences.)

[via: Variety]