Tony Leondis

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Tony Leondis
Born Anthony Leondis
(1972-03-24) March 24, 1972 (age 43)
New York City, United States
Occupation Director, writer, story artist, voice actor
Notable work Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch, Igor

Anthony "Tony" Leondis (born March 24, 1972) is an American film director, writer and voice actor of animation. Leondis started his career as a story artist working on films such as The Prince of Egypt and The Lion King II: Simba's Pride. He later joined DisneyToon Studios, where he co-wrote the script for Kronk's New Groove. Leondis made his directorial debut on Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch in 2005. In 2008, he directed his first theatrical animated film, Igor, for Exodus Film Group.[1]

In 2009, it was reported that Leondis will direct at DreamWorks Animation an animated feature film about ghosts, with a working title Boo U. and a schedule to be released in 2012.[2] In 2012, DWA announced that the film, based on an original idea by Leondis, and titled B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations, will be released on June 5, 2015.[3]



  1. ^ "Weinsteins tap ‘Igor’ helmer". Variety. August 11, 2013. Retrieved August 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ Barrett, Annie (June 19, 2009). "DreamWorks greenlights animated ghost project 'Boo U'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved December 14, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b DreamWorks Animation (September 9, 2012). "New Distributor Twentieth Century Fox Unveils DreamWorks Animation's Release Slate Through 2016". DreamWorks Animation. Retrieved September 10, 2012. 

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