Spies in Disguise

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Spies in Disguise
Spies in Disguise (2019) poster.jpg
Teaser poster
Directed by
  • Nick Bruno
  • Troy Quane
Produced by
Based onPigeon: Impossible
by Lucas Martell
Music byTheodore Shapiro[1]
Distributed by20th Century Fox[2]
Release date
  • September 13, 2019 (2019-09-13)
CountryUnited States

Spies in Disguise is an upcoming American 3D computer-animated spy comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Loosely based on Lucas Martell's 2009 animated short Pigeon: Impossible, the film is directed by Nick Bruno and Troy Quane in their directorial debuts, and stars the voices of Will Smith, Tom Holland, Karen Gillan, Rashida Jones, DJ Khaled, Ben Mendelsohn, and Masi Oka. The film is scheduled to be released on September 13, 2019.


When an unexpected event puts the world in peril, Lance Sterling, the world's greatest super spy, must team up with his gadget inventor Walter in order to save the day while disguised as a pigeon.

Voice cast[edit]

Additionally, Ben Mendelsohn and Masi Oka have been cast in undisclosed roles.[4]


It was announced on October 9, 2017 that development was underway on a film based on the animated short Pigeon: Impossible, with Tom Holland and Will Smith lending their voices to the lead characters.[5]

In October 2018, new additions to the voice cast included Ben Mendelsohn, Karen Gillan, Rashida Jones, DJ Khaled and Masi Oka.[6]


Spies in Disguise was set to be released on January 18, 2019 by 20th Century Fox,[3] but was then pushed back to April 19[7] before getting moved to its current release date on September 13.[8]

The first set of teaser posters were released on October 31, 2018 and the first trailer was released the next day on November 1.[9][10] [11]


  1. ^ "Theodore Shapiro to Score Blue Sky Studios' 'Spies in Disguise' & Karyn Kusama's 'Destroyer' | Film Music Reporter". Film Music Reporter. June 12, 2018. Retrieved October 28, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d "Film releases". Variety Insight. Variety Media. Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Spies in Disguise Teams Will Smith and Tom Holland". Slashfilm. October 10, 2017. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c d Romano, Nick (November 1, 2018). "Will Smith, Tom Holland are a secret agent team in 'Spies in Disguise' trailer". Entertainment Weekly. Meredith Corporation. Retrieved November 1, 2018.
  5. ^ Lang, Brent (October 9, 2017). "Will Smith, Tom Holland to Star in Animated Movie 'Spies in Disguise' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved October 11, 2017.
  6. ^ Ben Mendelsohn, Karen Gillan, Rashida Jones, DJ Khaled and Masi Oka Join Voice Cast Of Fox Animation ‘Spies In Disguise’
  7. ^ "20th Century Fox Pushes Back X-Men: Dark Phoenix and The New Mutants". Comingsoon.net. March 27, 2018. Retrieved March 28, 2018.
  8. ^ Haring, Bruce (June 22, 2018). "20th Century Fox Sets Dates For Untitled James Mangold Ferrari Project, Kenneth Branagh's 'Death On The Nile'". Deadline. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  9. ^ OFFICIAL: Long-Overdue ‘Spies In Disguise’ First Trailer Pulls Up Tomorrow, November 1
  10. ^ Fox Releases First Spies in Disguise Posters
  11. ^ Goldberg, Matt (November 1, 2018). "'Spies in Disguise' Trailer Has Will Smith Playing a Super Spy and a Pigeon". Collider. Retrieved November 1, 2018.

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