Netflix has dropped the first look at its forthcoming highly stylized CG animated film, The Willoughbys, which features the voices of Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Alessia Cara, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski, Séan Cullen, and Ricky Gervais.
Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 helmer Kris Pearn wrote and directed the film, which was produced by BRON Animation
Based on the book by Lois Lowry, the pic centers on four Willoughby children who long for a normal family with loving parents. Convinced they’d be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send their selfish parents on vacation. With the help of an eccentric nanny, The siblings then embark on their own high-flying adventure to find the true meaning of family.
“All the Willoughby children ever wanted was to have a normal family,” says the narrator of the film (voiced by Gervais).
The Willoughbys will be available to stream on April 22.
Check out the trailer above.
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