Quest for Zhu

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Quest for Zhu
Directed by Bob Douchette
Produced by Laura Kurzu
Bob Douchette
Ashley Hornsby
Meghan Hornsby
Written by Sean Derek
Based on Zhu Zhu Pets
Starring Mariah Wilkerson
Shannon Chan-Kent
Ian Corlett
Sean Campbell
Erin Mathews
Jillian Michaels
Jan Rabson
Kathleen Barr
Music by Michael Tavera
Edited by Richard Finn
Production
company
MoonScoop
Cepia LLC
The Dream Garden Company
Prana Animation Studios
Distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Release dates
  • September 27, 2011 (2011-09-27)
Running time 73 minutes
Country United States
Canada
Language English

Quest for Zhu is a joint-venture between an American and Canadian 2011 direct-to-DVD animated action/adventure family film. It is based on the Zhu Zhu Pets franchise and is the first full-length feature film. It stars Canadian voice-actors: Mariah Wilkerson, Shannon Chan-Kent, Ian James Corlett, Sean Campbell, Erin Mathews, Jillian Michaels, Jan Rabson, and Kathleen Barr. The film was released on DVD September 27, 2011 and then aired on Nickelodeon on December 4, 2011.

Synopsis[edit]

Pipsqueak (Shannon Chan-Kent) gets swept away to the other side of the Zhuniverse and heads off for an adventure befriending with Chunk (Sean Campbell), Num Nums (Erin Mathews), and Mr. Squiggles (Ian Corlett). On their journey, they must do whatever it takes to overcome obstacles, find Zhu Fu (Jan Rabson), and defeat Mazhula (Kathleen Barr).

Cast[edit]

  • Mariah Wilkerson as Katie, Pipsqueak's owner
  • Shannon Chan-Kent as Pipsqueak, one of the film's main protagonists
  • Ian Corlett as Mr. Squiggles, Stinker, and Zhuquasha
    • Mr. Squiggles: one of the film's main protagonists
    • Stinker: the film's secondary antagonist
    • Zhuquasha: a large arctic mountain beast
  • Sean Campbell as Chunk, one of the film's protagonists
  • Erin Mathews as Num Nums and Surfer
    • Num Nums: one of the film's main protagonists
    • Surfer: a supporting Zhu character
  • Jillian Michaels as Jilly, a supporting Zhu cheer leader
  • Jan Rabson as Zhu Fu and Mangawanga
    • Zhu Fu: the ruler of Zhu overthroned by Mazhula
    • Mangawanga: a minor, brief tribal Zhu character
  • Kathleen Barr as Mazhula, the film's main antagonist

Marketing[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The official "Quest for Zhu" soundtrack was released on November 21, 2011.[1]

Video game[edit]

Coinciding with the film's release also on September 27, a Nintendo DS video game adaptation of the film was released in stores.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

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