MOVIE TRAILERSRSS FeedTumblr

Watch: Gorgeous Full Length Trailer for Blue Sky Animation's 'Epic'

by
November 20, 2012
Source: Apple

Epic

"We are the Leafmen, protectors of the forest." The first trailer for Blue Sky Animation's Epic (once known as The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs, or just Leafmen) used a Snow Patrol song to great effect with some beautiful animation, and now we get a better idea of the story in this animated, well, epic. Honestly, there are some shots here that are breathtaking, but I'm not sure how the sillier dialogue will play along with it. I like Aziz Ansari as a slug, basically a makeshift Donkey from Shrek, but I'm not sure that kind of character fits in a film like this. We'll find out when the film arrives next summer, I guess. Watch the trailer!

Here's the second official trailer for Blue Sky Animation's Epic, originally from Apple:

A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and evil rages on. She bands together with a rag-tag group characters in order to save their world -- and ours.

Epic is based on William Joyce's children's book known as The Leaf Men, being directed by Chris Wedge (who previously directed the first Ice Age and Robots for Blue Sky, plus voices Scrat, too). The voice cast includes Josh Hutcherson as Nod, Amanda Seyfried as Mary Katherine, Beyoncé Knowles, Johnny Knoxville, Aziz Ansari, Jason Sudeikis, Pitbull, Steven Tyler & Judah Friedlander. 20th Century Fox will be bringing Blue Sky's Epic to theaters in 3D starting May 24th, 2013 next summer. Look good?

Find more posts in Animation, To Watch, Trailer

Discover more on ZergNet:

  • beevis
    i'll see it if just for the art/animation ......really nice-looking. btw - LOVED ozzie at the end.
  • Zen
    I assumed this was just a Fern Gully rip, but it's looking like a bit more than that now. I'm interested.
  • srdiaz
    take avatar + FernGully + honey, i shrunk the kids = this movie. maybe not the best idea, but i'm sure it will be fun to watch...
    • Richie G
      why not just Ferngully?
  • Jackmooney9
    I know what the oscar will go to next year!
  • Nielsen700
    This looks great. The slug felt kinda out of place with the rest of the trailer though.
  • http://twitter.com/JoeMCampos Joe Campos
    That sounded like Christoph Waltz as well.
  • Rocket High
    I think it would've been nice if they hired British voice actors for this, the slang American script kinda ruins the majesty of the animation, it just doesn't jive..but nonetheless, superb animation!
  • TK
    Wonderful imagination. Looks great indeed. Story has been done before but hopefully there are some nice twists and turns to keep it interesting.
  • http://www.facebook.com/cosmingurau Cosmin Gurau
    Arthur and the Invisibles?!?!?!!?!?!?!!?!?!?!?!?!!?!!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!??!?!!?
  • http://www.facebook.com/matt.peloquin.14 Matt Peloquin
    Stupid title, but some big name voice actors and beautiful animation so I think this will be good. My kids are gonna love it for sure, and this looks like what The Guardians of Ga Hoole should've been.
  • http://www.facebook.com/joshuaddisson Joshua Addisson Roach
    https://i.chzbgr.com/completestore/12/10/8/JiwNg_KGQ0m1ODOXV5sgJw2.jpg Ronin (from Epic) character design VS Flynn from Disney's Tangled. ummm.....
  • http://www.facebook.com/joshuaddisson Joshua Addisson Roach
    excuse me Nod from Epic not Ronin
  • conradthegreat
    Dumb title. Also it's pretty ballsy: EPIC. Aziz Ansari = WIN

FEATURED POSTS

GET MORE NEWS

Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the news posts only, follow this acct:
Add our feed to your Feedly: follow us in feedly
Subscribe to me on YouTube for interviews 

RECENT COMMENTS

...

NEWEST PODCAST

FACEBOOK + LINKS