Emma Bunton will star alongside Channing Tatum, Zendaya, James Corden, LeBron James and Danny DeVito, in the upcoming animated adventure “Smallfoot”, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group
Bunton will voice the supporting role of ‘Mama Bear’ in the UK theatrical release, in cinemas 12th October.
“It was amazing voicing the role of Mama Bear”, says Bunton, “She’s feisty and strong and I had so much fun playing her. I like to take part in anything that makes my children happy and this is going to be the best thing mummy’s done!”
An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, “Smallfoot” turns a myth upside down when a bright young yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist—a human. News of this “smallfoot” throws the simple yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in an all new story about friendship, courage and the joy of discovery.
“Smallfoot” stars Channing Tatum as the yeti, Migo, and James Corden as the smallfoot, Percy. Also starring are Zendaya, Common, LeBron James, Danny DeVito, Gina Rodriguez, Yara Shahidi, Ely Henry, and Jimmy Tatro.
“Smallfoot” was directed by Karey Kirkpatrick, Annie Award-winning director of “Over the Hedge” and Annie nominee for the screenplays for “Chicken Run” and “James and the Giant Peach.” The screenplay was written by Kirkpatrick and Clare Sera, screen story by John Requa & Glenn Ficarra and Kirkpatrick, based on the book Yeti Tracks, by Sergio Pablos.
The film was produced by Bonne Radford, Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Nicholas Stoller, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Jared Stern, Karey Kirkpatrick, Sergio Pablos, Courtenay Valenti, and Allison Abbate served as executive producers. The creative team included editor Peter Ettinger, and composer Heitor Pereira. Animation was by Sony Pictures Imageworks. Jason Reisig was the co-director. Ron Kurniawan served as production designer, and Devin Crane as art director.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Warner Animation Group, a Zaftig Films production, “Smallfoot” will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.