PREVIEW: Ron’s Gone Wrong (U TBC)

WHO’S IN IT?

Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover), Jack Dylan Grazer (Shazam!), Olivia Colman (The Mitchells vs. The Machines), Ed Helms (Vacation), Justice Smith (All the Bright Places), Rob Delaney (Tom & Jerry: The Movie), Kylie Cantrall (film debut), Ricardo Hurtado (Malibu Rescue), Marcus Scribner (The Good Dinosaur), Thomas Barbusca (Searching)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Sarah Smith (Arthur Christmas), director, writer; Jean-Philippe Vine (film debut), director; Peter Baynham (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa), writer; Lara Breay (Megamind) and Julie Lockhart (Shaun the Sheep Movie), producers; Henry Jackman (Wreck-It Ralph), composer; David Peers (Happy Feet Two), cinematographer; David Burrows (The LEGO Movie), James Cooper (Arthur Christmas) and Sim Evan-Jones (Early Man), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Barney (Grazer), a socially-awkward young boy, receives a special gift: Ron (Galifianakis), a walking, talking, digitally-connected device designed to be its owner’s best friends. However, Ron is constantly malfunctioning, and far from the standards of his fellow “B-bots” – nonetheless, Barney and Ron are thrust together on a journey where they learn about true friendship…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The first film from new UK animation studio Locksmith Animation, Ron’s Gone Wrong – from Locksmith founder Sarah Smith, director of Arthur Christmas – is a heart-warming and family-friendly story of friendship in the era of social media and smart technology.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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