WHO’S IN IT?

Ed Helms (The Hangover), Kevin Hart (Central Intelligence), Thomas Middleditch (Fun Size), Nick Kroll (Sing), Jordan Peele (Storks), Kristen Schaal (Toy Story 3), Dee Dee Rescher (Communion), Brian Posehn (Surf’s Up), Grey DeLisle (Bolt), Fred Tatasciore (Enchanted), Mel Rodriguez (The Watch), David Soren (The Boss Baby), Leslie David Baker (Elizabethtown), Sugar Lyn Beard (Sausage Party)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

David Soren (Turbo), director; Nicholas Stoller (Storks), writer; Mireille Soria (Madagascar) and Mark Swift (Penguins of Madagascar), producers; Theodore Shapiro (Tropic Thunder), composer; Matt Landon (Escape From Planet Earth), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Elementary school students George Beard (Hart) and Harold Hutchins (Middleditch) are best friends who enjoy spreading joy at their miserable school, and making comic-books with their imagined superhero Captain Underpants. However, when the mean Principal Krupp (Helms) threatens to separate the two, they come up with a plan to hypnotize him and turn him into Captain Underpants, which turns out to work far better than either of them could have imagined…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The highly popular children’s book series gets adapted by DreamWorks Animation into this chaotic, laugh-out-loud family romp with as much silliness and hilarity as one remembers from the books.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

MONDAY 24TH JULY 2017