WHO’S IN IT?
Alec Baldwin (The Departed), Miles Bakshi (Shrek Forever After), Tobey Maguire (Seabiscuit), Steve Buscemi (Reservoir Dogs), Jimmy Kimmel (Road Trip), Lisa Kudrow (The Girl On The Train), ViviAnn Yee (film debut), Eric Bell Jr. (Almost Christmas)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Tom McGrath (Madagascar), director; Michael McCullers (Undercover Brother), writer; Ramsey Ann Naito (The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie), producer; Hans Zimmer (The Lion King), composer; James Ryan (Turbo), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
7 year old Tim Templeton (Bakshi) is horrified when he meets his new baby brother (Baldwin), a fast-talking, suit-wearing and briefcase-carrying infant known as the “Boss Baby”. However, they must soon put their differences aside when a rival CEO threatens the balance of love in the world, and work together to save the day before things get too out of hand…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Though on the surface it seems like DreamWorks Animation’s latest piece of evidence that they’re starting to give up any realm of creativity, The Boss Baby could end up surprising us all by being smarter than it looks.