WHO’S IN IT?

T.J. Miller (Big Hero 6), James Corden (Into The Woods), Anna Faris (Scary Movie), Maya Rudolph (Sisters), Steven Wright (Son of the Mask), Jennifer Coolidge (American Pie), Jake T. Austin (Rio), Christina Aguilera (Burlesque), Sofia Vergara (Chef), Patrick Stewart (Logan), Rob Riggle (The Hangover)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Tony Leondis (Igor), director, writer; Eric Siegel (film debut) and Mike White (School of Rock), writers; Michelle Raimo (Puss in Boots), producer; Patrick Doyle (Brave), composer; William J. Caparella (film debut), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Inside an average smartphone is the world of Textopolis, where emojis of all kinds live and work to be chosen by the phone’s user. One such emoji, Gene (Miller), struggles with his many emotions despite being a “meh” emoji, and after one too many mishaps involving his lack of filter he sets out to become “normal” like his fellow emojis. This leads him on a grand adventure through the smartphone with his best friend Hi-5 (Corden) and codebreaker emoji Jailbreak (Faris), to find the code that will make Gene normal once and for all…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Judging by the severe online backlash to this film, it’s clear that not many of you are actually looking forward to this… but even so, give it a chance because it could either be a pleasant surprise or it could be a glorious trainwreck of epically cynical proportions.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 4TH AUGUST 2017