PREVIEW: The Croods 2: A New Age (U)

WHO’S IN IT?

Nicolas Cage (Gone in 60 Seconds), Emma Stone (La La Land), Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool), Catherine Keener (Capote), Clark Duke (Hot Tub Time Machine), Cloris Leachman (The Last Picture Show), Peter Dinklage (I Think We’re Alone Now), Leslie Mann (Blockers), Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Kailey Crawford (film debut), Chris Sanders (Lilo and Stitch), James Ryan (The Boss Baby)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Joel Crawford (film debut), director; Paul Fisher (The LEGO Ninjago Movie), Dan Hageman (Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark), Kevin Hageman (Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark) and Bob Logan (The LEGO Ninjago Movie), writers; Mark Swift (Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa), producer; Mark Mothersbaugh (The LEGO Movie), composer; James Ryan (The Boss Baby), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In prehistoric Earth, the Crood family – consisting of father Grug (Cage), daughter Eep (Stone), her boyfriend Guy (Reynolds), mother Ugga (Kenner), son Thunk (Duke), Gran (Leachman) and wild youngest daughter Sandy (Crawford) – work together to survive. Their dynamic is threatened, however, when they encounter a rival family called the Bettermans – made up of patriarch Phil (Dinklage), his wife Hope (Mann) and their teenage daughter Dawn (Tran) – who are more civilised and advanced than the Croods are…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

DreamWorks’ prehistoric family returns with the original voice cast, in addition to some new faces, in an animated adventure that’s fun, funny and colourful enough for everyone.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 16TH JULY 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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