A pint-sized hero with the power to win over the hearts of kids and family audiences is hopping in his spaceship and zooming along to North American homes, as the new animated feature SamSam debuts on On Demand and Digital this Friday, August 7 through Blue Fox Entertainment. Produced by StudioCanal and Folivari, the movie continues SamSam’s charming TV animation and illustrated adventures, with series director Tanguy de Kermel at the helm.
Synopsis: The young and intrepid SamSam has almost everything a cosmic hero could dream of: loving heroic parents, a bunch of super-friends and his own flying saucer to explore space… except that his first superpower hasn’t kicked in yet! When Mega, the new cool kid in town claims she can teach him superpowers, SamSam sees in the mysterious girl the chance to finally reveal his superhuman abilities. Together they will embark on a cosmic adventure where he will learn that friendship and courage may well be the best superpowers he could wish for.
You can watch the trailer here, and enjoy a colorful exclusive clip below!
The English-language voice cast features Tucker Chandler as SamSam, Lily Sanfelippo as Mega, Dino Andrade as Marchal, Michael Yurchak as SamTeddy, Connor Elias Andrade as Sweetpea, Faith Graham as Superjulie, Michelle Deco as Lady Fathola, Evan Smith as SamSam Dad, Cam Clarke as Marscientist, Karen Strassman as SamSam Mom, Kellen Gof as Mucky Yuck, and Addie Chandler as Sumojo.
The original French-language version will also be available.
The movie was written by Jean Regnaud (The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales and Valérie Magis (Ernest & Celestine – The Collection), based on the original books by Serge Bloch. Producers are Folivari co-founders Didier Brunner and Damien Brunner (The Triplets of Belleville, Secret of Kells, Pachamama), La Compagnie Cinématographique’s Gaëtan David and Panache Productions’s André Logie, who both worked on the animated feature Yellowbird.