The Secret Life of Pets 2
|The Secret Life of Pets 2|
|Directed by||Chris Renaud|
|Written by||Brian Lynch|
by Brian Lynch
|Music by||Alexandre Desplat|
|Edited by||Tiffany Hillkurtz|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
The Secret Life of Pets 2 is an upcoming American 3D computer animated comedy film produced by Illumination. It is directed by Chris Renaud and written by Brian Lynch, and is a sequel to the 2016 film The Secret Life of Pets. Most of the cast members will reprise their roles except for Louis C.K., who will be replaced by Patton Oswalt. Additional cast members include Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll, Pete Holmes and Harrison Ford.
The film is scheduled for release on June 7, 2019, by Universal Pictures.
- Patton Oswalt as Max, a Jack Russell Terrier.
- Eric Stonestreet as Duke, a large, brown, shaggy mongrel who lives with Max.
- Kevin Hart as Snowball, a white rabbit and former flushed pet.
- Jenny Slate as Gidget, a white Pomeranian and Max’s girlfriend.
- Ellie Kemper as Katie, Max and Duke's friendly owner.
- Lake Bell as Chloe, a morbidly obese and apathetic grey tabby cat who is one of Max's friends.
- Dana Carvey as Pops, an elderly Basset Hound who is paralyzed in his back legs.
- Hannibal Buress as Buddy, a laid-back dachshund and one of Max's friends.
- Bobby Moynihan as Mel, a hyperactive pug and one of Max's friends.
- Albert Brooks as Tiberius, a curmudgeon red-tailed hawk and one of Max's friends.
- Tiffany Haddish as a Shih Tzu.
- Nick Kroll
- Pete Holmes
- Harrison Ford
On August 2, 2016, Universal Pictures and Illumination announced a sequel to the 2016 animated film The Secret Life of Pets with director Chris Renaud and writer Brian Lynch returning. Chris Meledandri and Janet Healy would produce the film.
In April 2018, it was announced that Patton Oswalt will replace C.K. as Max while Hart, Stonestreet, Slate, Kemper, Bell, Carvey, Buress and Moynihan will reprise their roles. Additional casting includes Tiffany Haddish, Nick Kroll, Harrison Ford and Pete Holmes.
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