The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild — the sixth feature film in the beloved franchise — premieres this Friday January 28th on Disney+. Manny, Sid and Diego return, but the main focus this time is on Crash and Eddie. They say goodbye to sister Ellie as they go out on their own — heading back to the land of dinosaurs and reuniting with pal Buck (once again voiced by Simon Pegg). Director John C. Donkin and producer Lori Forte join me for the first LCJ Q&A of 2022.
Dragons: The Nine Realms is a new DreamWorks series premiering this Thursday Dec. 23 on Hulu and Peacock. Showrunner and executive producer John Tellegen gives me the 411 on this contemporary entry in the beloved franchise.
Illumination's Sing 2 is the highly-anticipated follow-up to their blockbuster 2016 musical hit. The main voice cast is back, along with director Garth Jennings. Sing 2 opens in theaters this Wednesday Dec. 22. Jennings discusses trying to top the original, bringing Bono on board, and the franchise's cool connection to the legacy of Elton John.
Hamish Grieve is the director of the new animated wrestling comedy Rumble, which premieres this Wednesday December 15th on Paramount+. I go 10 rounds… I mean questions… with Grieve, who discusses his WWE influences, the all-star cast and why Rumble is worth the multi-year wait.
Kirby Atkins is the writer, director and star of the new animated family drama Mosley, which debuts in select theaters, on VOD and Digital this Friday Dec. 10. Atkins shares what has made this 25-year experience so special, including working on the film with his own daughter.
Jeff Kinney is the author of the enormously popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. Following four live-action films, Kinney and Disney are now in the animation business. A new CG animated feature adaptation of the first Wimpy Kid book is now on Disney+. Kinney discusses the new look for Greg, Rowley & Co. and much more.
Shaun, Timmy and pals celebrate the holidays with fantastically fun new half-hour special Shaun The Sheep: The Flight Before Christmas. It premieres this Friday Dec. 3 on Netflix. Director Steve Cox shares some inside secrets about making Aardman's latest delightful creation — and why Timmy loves another jolly man with the initials S.C.
Jojo Ramos Patrick is the director of the new one-hour animated holiday special Beebo Saves Christmas. It premieres this Wednesday December 1st at 8pm on The CW. Beebo is the lovable breakout star of the network's live-action DC's Legends of Tomorrow series. In this special, Beebo is now in a gorgeous hand-drawn world, teaming-up with friends and Santa Claus himself to save the holiday from a high-tech, artificial takeover.