WHO’S IN IT?
Tom McGrath (Madagascar), Chris Miller (Shrek), John DiMaggio (Futurama), Christopher Knights (Flushed Away), Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock), John Malkovich (Con Air), Ken Jeong (The Hangover), Annet Mahendru (The Americans), Peter Stormare (Fargo), Werner Herzog (Jack Reacher)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Eric Darnell (Antz) and Simon J. Smith (Bee Movie), directors; John Aboud (The Comebacks), Michael Colton (Leverage) and Brandon Sawyer (Voltron Force), writers; Lara Breay (Megamind) and Mark Swift (Shark Tale), producers; Lorne Balfe (The Frozen Ground), composer
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
The origins of everyone’s favourite penguin task force including Skipper (McGrath), Kowalski (Miller), Rico (DiMaggio) and Private (Knights) are revealed, including their brief association with the North Wind, an undercover inter-species task force led by Agent Classified (Cumberbatch), as they try and take down Dr. Octavius Brine (Malkovich), a disgruntled octopus who’s determined to take over the world…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The breakthrough characters from the Madagascar film series are awarded their own movie, which seems to carry with it the hilarity and fun-filled nature of those films.