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Watch: New Featurette ‘Bringing the World of The Willoughbys to Life’

The Willoughbys
The Willoughbys



Watch: New Featurette ‘Bringing the World of The Willoughbys to Life’

Debuting tomorrow (Wednesday, April 22), Netflix’s original animated feature The Willoughbys has a heightened, unique style that pays homage to stop motion, while looking hand-made and completely fresh.

Go behind the scenes with the filmmakers to learn how they brought the movie to life in the new featurette below, and read more about The Willoughbys in Ramin Zahed’s story from the April ’20 issue of Animation Magazine here.

Synopsis: 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.

Directed by Kris Pearn, who also wrote the flick with Mark Stanleigh, the movie’s U.S. English-language voice cast features Will Forte, Maya Rudolph, Alessia Cara, Terry Crews, Martin Short, Jane Krakowski, Séan Cullen and Ricky Gervais.

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