The film will take place during the events of World War II, and revolves around Thomas, Ben, Sam and all of their friends discovering that the entire Island of Sodor was under attacked by the German Nazis and has to team up with a secret organization to try and stop them.
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- From Late-2013 to Early-2014, it is rumored that a film adaptation of the show is in the works for a while. But, on September 13, 2014, it is announced that the rumors are true and is now in the works with Ben Ackley writing the script, with the story of the film will take place during the events of World War II.
- On September 14, 2014, one day after the announcement, it is announced that the film is now under development with Ben Ackley writing the first draft of the script, with Robert Gotch doing revisions on the script once it is completed.
- On October 18, 2014, it is announced that the film will introduce two new characters, where one is a steam engine and the other is a diesel. No other information has been given on that, but they will be revealed a little later.
- On February 9, 2015, it is announced that the movie will be associated with Ackley Attack Pictures and SamTheThomasFan1 Films under the production company, "ZBC Productions."
- On August 30, 2015, the movie has now began re-development just 7 months after a computer virus eliminated all of Ben Ackley's files and now started over. This will be the second project that he has worked on where he had to go into re-development, the first being the full-length special, "Daisy the Diesel Railcar."
- This will not only be the first adaptation of the show, but also the third "Thomas' Adventures with SamTheThomasFan1 & Ackleyattack4427" movie to the series. ("Thomas and the Magic Railroad (T'AWS&A Version)," "The Origins of Thomas' Adventures with SamTheThomasFan1 & Ackleyattack4427")
- TBA as Thomas
The Steam Team, Ben and Sam's Friends and Sir Topham Hatt are likely to appear.
- Thomas and the Magic Railroad (T'AWS&A Version)
- Thomas' Adventures of Disney's Villains Revenge
- Princess Tutu, Revenge of the Black Raven
- Thomas & Friends: Island of Sodor Adventures
- Ackleyattack4427's Adventures of Phineas and Ferb
- Thomas' Adventures with SamTheThomasFan1 & Ackleyattack4427
- Odd-tastic: The Musical
- Dover Valley Railroad Stories, The Musical
- The Who's Tommy: The Broadway Revival