Sony Pictures Animation kindly decided to brighten up everybody’s Monday with a vivacious, action-packed and marvelously magical new trailer for its upcoming fully CG-animated Smurfs: The Lost Village feature (in theaters April 7, 2017). The spot gives us a big smurfin’ helping of character personality, hints at the mysteries of the Lost Village, and shows off some of the fantastical tooned-up surprises awaiting the little blue heroes in the Forbidden Forest.
Directed by Kelly Asbury (Gnomeo & Juliet, Shrek 2), the film features the voices of Demi Lovato (Smurfette), Rainn Wilson (Gargamel), Joe Manganiello (Hefty Smurf), Jack McBrayer (Clumsy Smurf), Danny Pudi (Brainy Smurf) and Mandy Patinkin (Papa Smurf). Based on the characters and works of Peyo, Smurfs: The Lost Village is produced by Jordan Kerner and Mary Ellen Bauder Andrews.
In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history!