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Smurfs: The Lost Village Premieres on Easter Sunday


Sony Pictures Animation’s theatrical reboot of The Smurfs franchise, titled Smurfs: The Lost Village, will be making its way to theatres this weekend, bringing along a star-studded voice cast that includes the likes of Demi Lovato as Smurfette, Mandy Patinkin as Papa Smurf, Joe Manganiello as Hefty Smurf, Jack McBrayer as Clumsy Smurf, Danny Pudi as Brainy Smurf and Rainn Wilson as Gargamel. In the story, a mysterious map prompts Smurfette, Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty to find a lost village, inhabited by SmurfStorm (Michelle Rodriguez), SmurfBlossom (Ellie Kemper), SmurfLily (Ariel Winter) and SmurfWillow (Julia Roberts), before Gargamel does.

Smurfs: The Lost Village is directed by Kelly Asbury, who previously directed Gnomeo & Juliet (2011), Shrek 2 (2004) and Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002), signed on to direct the film in November 2013. Asbury admitted that he was not very familiar with the franchise, and had to do a little research before taking on the responsibility:

“I didn’t know tons about the Smurfs,” he confesses. “I was not really of the age to have been brought up on The Smurfs in America, because they really didn’t come to America until around 1982, and by that time, I was already out of college. I didn’t have kids so I really wasn’t watching Saturday morning television that much.”

Source: AWN.com

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