Common has set a 2022 launch date for the upcoming Dreamworks Animation sequel Puss in Boots: The Final Want. With Antonio Banderas returning to voice the titular feline, the sequel is directed by Joel Crawford and produced by Mark Swift, the artistic crew behind final 12 months’s animated hit The Croods: A New Age. Its launch date is now formally on the schedule with Common setting Puss in Boots 2 for a large launch on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022.
Within the sequel, Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) discovers that his ardour for journey has taken its toll: He has burned by means of eight of his 9 lives, leaving him with just one life left. Puss units out on an epic journey to seek out the legendary Final Want and restore his 9 lives.
Directed by Chris Miller utilizing a screenplay by Tom Wheeler, the primary Puss in Boots was launched in theaters in 2011. Together with garnering crucial acclaim and round $555 million in ticket gross sales, the film was nominated for Greatest Animated Function on the Academy Awards. Based mostly on the success of the unique, there have been plans at Dreamworks Animation to develop a sequel for years. At one level, Bob Persichetti was signed on to direct the sequel, which was initially titled Puss in Boots 2: 9 Lives & 40 Thieves.
A by-product of the Shrek film sequence, Puss in Boots starred Antonio Banderas because the voice of the feline hero. Its voice forged additionally starred Zach Galifianakis as Humpty Alexander Dumpty, Salma Hayek as Kitty Softpaws, Constance Marie as Imelda, Mike Mitchell as Andy “Jack” Beanstalk, and Billy Bob Thornton and Amy Sedaris as Jack and Jill, respectively. A prequel, the film follows Puss in Boots teaming up along with his fairy story associates, Humpty Dumpty and Kitty Softpaws, to tackle Jack and Jill, two murderous outlaws searching for their legendary magical beans.
The film has additionally spawned an animated sequence adaptation, The Adventures of Puss in Boots, which premiered on Netflix in 2015. Additionally serving as a prequel sequence set earlier than the primary look of Puss in Boots in Shrek 2, the sequence spanned for six seasons and almost 80 episodes, ending its run on the streamer in 2018. Banderas didn’t return because the voice of the lead for the animated sequence, with Eric Bauza filling in because the voice of Puss in Boots. The forged additionally included Carlos Alazraqui, Gray Griffin, Jayma Mays, Danny Trejo, Alan Tudyk, and John Leguizamo.
In the meantime, Common has additionally set a premiere date subsequent 12 months for The Dangerous Guys, one other animated film in improvement at Dreamworks Animation. Set to debut on Friday, April 15, 2022, The Dangerous Guys follows 5 infamous unhealthy guys who’ve been behind large heists – Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark, and Ms. Tarantula – as they try their most difficult job but… going good. The film, based mostly on the ebook sequence by Aaron Blabey, is directed by Pierre Perifel.
Puss in Boots: The Final Want will premiere in theaters on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. This info involves us from Deadline.