Convinced they’d be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send their selfish parents on vacation. The siblings then embark on their own high-flying adventure to find the true meaning of family.
The Willoughbys is an American-Canadian computer-animated comedy film directed by Kris Pearn and Cory Evans and written by Pearn. It is based on the children’s book of same name by Lois Lowry. The film stars the voices of Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Alessia Cara, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski and Ricky Gervais.
The film is produced by Bron Animation and distributed by Netflix, and is scheduled to be released on April 22, 2020.
- Starring : Will Forte / Maya Rudolph
- Genre : Animation / Comedy / Family
- Country : Canada
- Language : English
- Director : Kris Pearn / Cory Evans
- Production : BRON Studios / Creative Wealth Media Finance
- Distributor : Netflix
The Willoughbys movie
The Willoughbys release date
- March 24, 2020 : UK (internet)
- April 22, 2020 : USA (internet)
The Willoughbys cast
- Will Forte as Tim Willoughby (voice)
- Maya Rudolph as Nanny (voice)
- Martin Short as The Father (voice)
- Alessia Cara as Jane Willoughby (voice)
- Jane Krakowski as The Mother (voice)
- Ricky Gervais as The Cat (voice)
- Terry Crews as Commander Melanoff (voice)
- Seán Cullen as Barnaby Twins (voice)
- Shannon Chan-Kent as Baby Ruth (voice)
- Rebecca Husain as Sweetie (voice)
- Bonnie Riley as Mikelina (voice)
- Cristina Rosato as Reporter (voice)
- Islie Hirvonen as Perfect Daughter (voice)
- Robyn Ross as Real Estate Agent (voice)
- Fiona Toth as Travel Agent (voice)
In November 2015, Bron Studios acquired the animated film rights to Lois Lowry’s book The Willoughbys. Kris Pearn was tasked to adapt it into a screenplay, with Aaron L. Gilbert and Luke Carroll producing. In April 2017, Ricky Gervais was cast in the film, and it was reported that Kris Pearn would co-direct the film with Cory Evans.
By June 2017, the rest of the voice cast were added to the film including Terry Crews, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski, Seán Cullen, Will Forte and Alessia Cara. Netflix was set to distribute the film.
The film was created at the Bron Animation studio in Burnaby, British Columbia. It was reported that the characters in the film were designed by Craig Kellman, who also designed the characters for Madagascar, Hotel Transylvania, and The Addams Family.
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