Today we will be talking about The Bad Guys. It is a 2021 upcoming American computer-animated robbery heist comedy movie. It is based on the very famous children’s book series name “ The Bad Guys” which was written by Aaron Blabey who is an Australian author and an actor until the year 2000, where you will be getting some funny characters with their nonsense humor and with some basic story. The book-length is 144 pages and it was published on 1st July 2015 by Scholastic Australia.
It is directed by Pierre Perifel whereas it is produced by Rebecca Huntley and Damon Ross. The film is written by Hilary Winston and Etan Cohen whereas it is edited by John Venzon. The Bad Guys are produced under the production company DreamWork Animation which is an American animation studio and a division of universal pictures. It is an English language animated movie and will be distributed by Universal Pictures.
After two years from the date of the book published, several studios had expressed their interest in making a film on this on 22nd July 2017 but no one has finalized until 2018. An American media company Variety has reported on 9th March 2018 that DreamWork Animation will make a movie based on the book “The Bad Guys”. Even they announced the writer’s name at the same time who was Etan Cohen who is well known for his script work in Madagascar: Escape To Africa, Tropic Thunder, and Men In Black 3. After one year the director has ben announced on 7th October 2019, who was Pierre Perifel who was best known for his awarded directed movies Le Building and Bilby. In covid 19 pandemic film’s shooting was going on and all the crew members were worked remotely.
The Bad Guys Release Date
On the same day when the director was finalized on 7th October 2019, the release date of the movie has also been announced. As per the news, it was reported that the movie is scheduled to be released theatrically on 17th September 2021. Earlier on this date, another movie was scheduled to be released by DreamWorks which was “Spooky Jack” which was about the creepy world of scary creatures and the imagination of children on this but it got removed out of this date and the final date has given to “The Bad Guys” movie. The team once stated that the movie will describe the same twist on the heist genre that kung fu panda did for the kung fu genre and Shrek did on fairy tales.
We will be hearing five main characters in this film to whom the voice is given by Awkwafina, SamRockwell, Marc Maron as Mr. Snake (Voice), and Craig Robinson. The story will be revolving around these five characters which are Mr. Piranha, Mr. Snake, Mr. Wolf, Ms. Tarantula, and Mr. Shark. Though this character looks scary, smells, and sounds bad and misunderstood as a villain but they are fighting to live their lives as forces of good. The book “The bad guys” was read by many children and made them laugh by reading the scenes of these five comedy characters. Now, the book is converting into movie so kids will be more interested in taking the feel of each and every character by seeing and listening to them on the screen. So, this will be something like a cherry on the cake for the kids and hence they are eagerly waiting to see the movie form of this book but again they have to wait till September 2021. For more such updates, stay tuned with us.