Wonder Park

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Wonder Park
WonderParkPoster.jpg
Teaser poster
Produced by
Screenplay by
  • Josh Appelbaum
  • André Nemec
Story by
Starring
Music bySteven Price
CinematographyJuan García Gonzalez
Edited byEdie Ichioka
Production
company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • March 15, 2019 (2019-03-15) (United States)
Country
  • United States
  • Spain
LanguageEnglish
Budget$100 million[5]

Wonder Park is an upcoming 2019 American-Spanish computer animated adventure comedy film produced by Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies, with Ilion Animation Studios handling animation. The film will feature the voices of Brianna Denski, Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Garner, Ken Hudson Campbell, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong, Mila Kunis, John Oliver, Kath Soucie, David Cross Ken Hudson Campbell, Norbert Leo Butz, Kenan Thompson }}

The film is scheduled to be released on March 15, 2019 by Paramount Pictures. A television series based on the film will debut the same year on Nickelodeon, making it the third animated film from Nickelodeon Movies (after Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and Barnyard) to spawn an animated series on the network.[6]

Premise[edit]

Set in the late-1990s, a young orphaned creative girl named June (Brianna Denski), finds an incredible amusement park filled with fantastical rides and funny, talking animals called Wonderland that was abandoned in the woods.

Voice cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Production on Wonder Park commenced in September 2014.[7] In June 2015, it was revealed that Spain's Ilion Animation Studios would produce the fully animated 3D film.[8] In November 2015, Paramount Animation officially announced the project originally titled Amusement Park, with animator Dylan Brown helming.[9] The voices in the film would be provided by Matthew Broderick, Jennifer Garner, Ken Hudson Campbell (originally Jeffrey Tambor),[10] Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong, Mila Kunis, and John Oliver.[9]

In January 2018, it was reported that director Brown was fired from the production by Paramount Pictures following an investigation into complaints of "inappropriate and unwanted conduct". No replacement as the film's director was announced at that time. David Feiss was later announced as Brown's replacement.[11] In April 2018, the title of the film was changed from Amusement Park to Wonder Park.[12]

Release[edit]

Wonder Park is scheduled to be released on March 15, 2019, by Paramount Pictures in 3D.[13] The film was originally going to be released on March 22, 2019.[9] In January 2017, it was moved up from its original release date of March 22, 2019 to July 13, 2018.[13] A few months later, it was pushed back from July 13, 2018 to August 10, 2018,[14] and by August 2017, it was pushed back for a final time from August 10, 2018 to March 15, 2019.[13]

Marketing[edit]

On July 9, 2018, the first teaser trailer was released, and it was screened theatrically with Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation and Christopher Robin.[15] The first official poster was released on October 30, 2018. The second trailer was released two weeks later on November 13.

Television series[edit]

Prior to the movie's release, Paramount Animation has announced that a TV series based on the film will debut in 2019 on Nickelodeon after the film's theatrical release, making it the third animated film from Nickelodeon Movies to have a TV series spun-off from the film after Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and Barnyard, also making the TV series based on the film Paramount Animation's first television series.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Film releases". Variety Insight. Variety Media. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  2. ^ Pedersen, Erik (July 9, 2018). "'Wonder Park' Comes Alive With Teaser Trailer & First Photo". Deadline. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved July 10, 2018.
  3. ^ Uriondo, Miguel Ángel. "'Amusement Park', la mayor película de animación de la historia de España". sabemos digital.com. Retrieved 6 December 2015.
  4. ^ Peña, Ángel. "'Ilion goes to Hollywood': la edad de oro de la animación española". expansion.com. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  5. ^ Uriondo, Miguel Ángel. "'Amusement Park', la mayor película de animación de la historia de España" ['Amusement Park', the biggest animated film in the history of Spain]. sabemosdigital.com (in Spanish). Retrieved February 23, 2017.
  6. ^ a b Donnelly, Matt (March 28, 2017). "Paramount's 'Amusement Park' Movie to Become Nickelodeon TV Show After Theatrical Release". The Wrap. Archived from the original on April 1, 2017. Retrieved April 1, 2017.
  7. ^ Paramount Animation’s ‘Wonder Park’ Rocks Annecy
  8. ^ Hopewell, John (June 15, 2015). "Annecy: Paramount Animation, Spain's Ilion Ally on 3D Tentpole (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Archived from the original on February 1, 2017. Retrieved January 27, 2017.
  9. ^ a b c McNary, Dave (November 10, 2015). "Paramount Sets 'SpongeBob 3' for 2019, Delays 'Monster Trucks' to 2017". Variety. Retrieved November 11, 2015.
  10. ^ Collinson, Gary (25 June 2018). "Paramount drops Jeffrey Tambor from animated movie Wonder Park". Flickering Myth. Retrieved 7 July 2018.
  11. ^ Paramount Fires 'Amusement Park' Director Over "Inappropriate" Conduct Claim (Exclusive)
  12. ^ Busch, Anita (April 12, 2018). "The Boss Baby's Ramsey Naito, Others Join Paramount Animation Executive Ranks". Deadline. Retrieved April 12, 2018.
  13. ^ a b c D'Alessandro, Anthony (August 7, 2017). "Paramount Will Now Construct 'Amusement Park' On March 2019". Deadline. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  14. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (March 28, 2017). "Paramount Teases Nickelodeon-Based Feature Toon Lineup Including 'The Loud House' – CinemaCon". Deadline. Retrieved October 8, 2017.
  15. ^ Wolfe, Jennifer (July 9, 2018). "WATCH: Paramount Animation Teases 'Wonder Park'". Animation World Network. Retrieved July 9, 2018.

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