Bob's Burgers: The Movie

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Bob's Burgers: The Movie
Directed byLoren Bouchard
Produced byLoren Bouchard
Written byLoren Bouchard
Based onBob's Burgers
by Loren Bouchard
Starring
Production
companies
Distributed by20th Century Studios
Fox Entertainment
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Bob's Burgers: The Movie is an upcoming American animated musical comedy film based on the television series Bob's Burgers created by Loren Bouchard, who wrote, produced and made his directorial debut.

20th Century Studios intends to release the film theatrically, though it is currently unscheduled for release in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Voice cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On October 4, 2017, 20th Century Fox announced that a film based on the Fox animated series Bob's Burgers was in the works to be released on July 17, 2020.[2] On October 30, 2017, a newly created 20th Century Fox division, Fox Family, was created to oversee feature film adaptation of its TV shows. This included taking Bob's Burgers over from 20th Century Fox Animation.[1]

Series creator Loren Bouchard had said the film will "scratch every itch the fans of the show have ever had", while also appealing to new audiences.[3] On July 18, 2018, Bouchard said that the script was submitted and accepted by the studios. The film will be a musical comedy. Speculation says that the plot will involve Louise and her night light Kuchi Kopi inside her fantasy world as a minor subplot.[4] On September 24, 2020, star H. Jon Benjamin confirmed that work on the film was being done remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while also revealing that recording for the film has already begun,[5] with the cast reprising their roles from the television series. This film will be the final animation work for both Tuck Tucker and Dale Baer before their deaths on December 22, 2020 and January 15, 2021 respectively.[6][7][8][9]

Release[edit]

The film was initially scheduled to be released in theaters on July 17, 2020. The film was then briefly pulled from the schedule due to an error in listings.[10] In announcing revised released dates of various films due to the global health crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney announced that the film's release had been pushed back to April 9, 2021.[11] As of January 22, 2021, the film has been completely removed from the release schedule.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lang, Brent (October 30, 2017). "Vanessa Morrison Named Head of Fox Family in Animation Division Overhaul". Variety. Retrieved March 26, 2019.
  2. ^ Hipes, Patrick (October 4, 2017). "'Bob's Burgers' Movie Ordered Up For 2020". Deadline Hollywood.
  3. ^ Karan, Tim. "Bob's Burgers movie coming in 2020". Looper.com. Archived from the original on January 27, 2018. Retrieved January 27, 2018.
  4. ^ "The Bob's Burgers Movie Musical". Retrieved July 18, 2018.
  5. ^ Sigur, Matt. "H. Jon Benjamin Updates Us on His Improv Jazz and the 'Bob's Burgers' Movie". Observer.com. Retrieved September 24, 2020.
  6. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (December 27, 2020). "Tuck Tucker Dies: 'SpongeBob SquarePants' And 'Hey Arnold!' Animator Was 59". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 27, 2020.
  7. ^ "The Pegboard: In Memoriam" (PDF). The Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839. Retrieved January 14, 2021. "Tuck Tucker died on December 22, 2020, in his hometown of Lynchburg, Virginia..."
  8. ^ Amidi, Amid (January 16, 2021). "Disney Great Dale Baer, An Animator For Five Decades, Has Died At 70". cartoonbrew.com. Retrieved January 17, 2021.
  9. ^ Sharpe, Josh (January 16, 2021). "Longtime Disney Animator Dale Baer Passes Away at 70". The DisInsider. Retrieved January 17, 2021.
  10. ^ "Disney Pulls 'Bob's Burgers' Feature Off Release Schedule, Delays 'Nimona' And 'Ron's Gone Wrong' (UPDATED)". Cartoon Brew. November 17, 2019. Retrieved March 7, 2020.
  11. ^ Whitten, Sarah (April 3, 2020). "Disney sets new dates for 'Mulan,' 'Black Widow,' 'Jungle Cruise' and more". CNBC. Retrieved April 3, 2020.
  12. ^ "Bob's Burgers Movie, The King's Man Get Disney Film Delays". IGN. January 22, 2021. Retrieved January 22, 2021.

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