'America: The Motion Picture' Full Cast List: Meet Netflix movie's voice actors
Get ready for a hilariously take on history, complete with a whole lot of profanity
'America: The Motion Picture' has it all, patriotism, war, a bunch of bad guys and at the heart of it all, The Founding Fathers as buff heroes. And no, we're not making this up. Get ready for a hilariously take on history, complete with a whole lot of profanity.
If you don't mind a bit of swearing and things getting blown up, here are a few other titles you can check out -- 'Castlevania', ' Record of Ragnorok', ' Love, Death + Robots' and 'Invincible '.
Channing Tatum voices the character of George Washington. Tatum is an actor, producer and dancer. Tatum was born in Cullman, Alabama, to Kay and Glenn Tatum. His mother worked in an airline while his water was in construction. His family moved to the Pascagoula, Mississippi, when he was six and he grew up in the bayous near the Pascagoula River.
As a child, he dealt with having attention deficit disorder (ADD) and dyslexia which hindered his academic performance. He was an active child, seeing that he football, soccer, track, baseball, and performed martial arts. He later attended Gaither High School and Tampa Catholic High School. He went to Glenville State College in Glenville, West Virginia on a football scholarship but dropped out. He then became a stripper at a local nightclub, under the name 'Chan Crawford'.
He made his film debut in the drama film, 'Coach Carter', however, it was his 2006 movie 'Step Up' that propelled him into stardom. His other works include 'Magic Mike', 'Magic Mike XXL', '21 Jump Street', 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra', 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation', 'Dear John', 'Vow', 'She's the Man' and 'She's the Man'.
Simon Pegg voices the character of King James. Simon John Pegg is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. Pegg was born and raised in Brockworth, Gloucestershire. His mother is Gillian Rosemary, a former civil servant, and his father is John Henry Beckingham, a jazz musician and keyboard salesman. His parents got divorced when he was seven and Pegg took the last name of stepfather, who his mother Gillian later married.
He attended Castle Hill Primary School, Brockworth Comprehensive Secondary School, and The King's School, Gloucester. At 16, he studied English literature and theater at Stratford-upon-Avon College and later graduated from the University of Bristol with a BA in Theatre, Film, and Television. His works include 'Three Flavours Cornetto', 'Shaun of the Dead', 'Hot Fuzz', 'The World's End', 'Doctor Who', 'Star Trek', 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' and 'The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance'.
Judy Greer voices the character of Martha Dandridge. Greer is an actress and director. Greer was born Judith Therese Evans on July 20, 1975, in Detroit, Michigan, to Mollie Ann, a hospital administrator, and Rich Evans, a mechanical engineer. She grew up in Redford Township and Livonia and attended Churchill High School. She later graduated from The Theatre School at DePaul University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Her stage name happens to be her mother's maiden name.
Her works include 'What Women Want', '13 Going on 30', '27 Dresses', 'Love & Other Drugs', 'Adaptation', 'The Village', 'The Descendants', 'Carrie', 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes', 'Jurassic World' and 'Ant-Man'. She's also starred in TV series such as 'Archer', 'Arrested Development' and 'Two and a Half Men'.
Bobby Moynihan voices the character of Paul Revere. Moynihan is an actor, comedian, and writer who was a part of Saturday Night Live from 2008 to 2017. He has worked on several comedy shorts and shows and lends his voice to animated characters such as Louie on Disney's 'DuckTales' and Panda in 'We Bare Bears'. He has also worked on animated movies such as 'Monsters University' and 'The Secret Life of Pets'.
Olivia Munn voices the character of Thomas Edison. Munn is an actress and former television host. She was born Lisa Olivia Munn in Oklahoma City on July 3, 1980, to Kimberly and Winston Munn. Her parents divorced when she was two years old and her mother remarried her stepfather, a member of the United States Air Force. The family relocated to Utah, and later to Tokyo, Japan, on account of her stepfather's job.
Her mother divorced her stepfather when Munn was 16 and the family moved with the children back to Oklahoma City. She attended Putnam City North High School and later went to University of Oklahoma where she earned a BA in journalism with a minor in Japanese and dramatic arts. She was a correspondent on 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' and also starred in Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom'. She has also starred in movies such as 'Big Stan', 'Date Night', 'Iron Man 2' 'Magic Mike', 'Deliver Us from Evil', 'X-Men: Apocalypse' and 'The Lego Ninjago Movie'.
Raoul Max Trujillo
Raoul Max Trujillo voices the character of Geronimo. Trujillo is actor, dancer, choreographer, and theatre director. Trujillo was born iRaoul Maximiano Trujillo de Chauvelon in Santa Fe, New Mexico. After high school, he spent three years in the United States Army, After this, he worked as an alpine ski instructor in Taos, New Mexico. He was the former soloist at the Nikolais Dance Theatre, and the original choreographer and co-director for the American Indian Dance Theatre.
His work includes 'Apocalypto', 'Black Robe', 'The New World,' 'Cowboys and Aliens,' 'Riddick,' 'Blood Father,' 'Sicario' and 'Sicario: Day of the Soldado.' He's also acted in series such as 'True Blood,' 'Lost Girl,' 'Da Vinci's Demons,' 'Salem,' 'The Blacklist,' and 'Jamestown.'
Killer Mike voices the character of Blacksmith. Known by his stage name, Killer Mike, Michael Santiago Render is a rapper, songwriter, actor, and activist. He made his debut Outkast's 2000 LP 'Stankonia'.
He was born in the Adamsville neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, to a policeman father and a florist mother. However, his parents were still teenagers at the time of his birth. He was partly raised by his grandparents and attend Douglass High School.
Mike is also a social and political activist, often talking about social inequality, police brutality, and systemic racism. He often addresses the issue of racism in his music and has even delivered lectures at colleges and universities. He has also written on the topic for publications such as Billboard. He has appeared in films such as 'Idlewild,' 'Baby Driver,' and 'ATL.' His documentary series 'Trigger Warning with Killer Mike,' explores issues in the US that affect the black community.
Jason Mantzoukas voices the character of Samuel Adams. Mantzoukas is a character actor, comedian, writer, and podcaster. Mantzoukas was born in Nahant, Massachusetts, to Cynthia and William Mantzoukas, who are second-generation Greek-Americans. Mantzoukas attended Swampscott High School and later attended Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont; majoring in religion.
His works include 'The Dictator,' 'Sleeping with Other People,' 'They Came Together,' 'Conception,' and 'John Wick: Chapter 3.' He has also acted in series such as 'Parks and Recreation,' 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine', 'The Good Place', 'Big Mouth,' 'Close Enough,' and 'Invincible', with the latter three being voice acting roles.
Will Forte voices the character of Abraham Lincoln. Forte is an actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer and was a member of 'Saturday Night Live' from 2002 to 2010. Orville Willis Forte IV was born in Alameda, California, on June 17, 1970, to artist and former schoolteacher Patricia C and financial broker Orville Willis "Reb" Forte III.
He was raised in Moraga and later in Lafayette. He was a part of the varsity football and swim teams at Acalanes High School, and later University of California, Los Angeles, where he completed a degree in history. He created the sitcom 'The Last Man on Earth' for which he received three Primetime Emmy Awards nominations. His works include 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs' films, 'The Lego Movie' films, 'My Life as a Courgette', 'Get Squirrely', 'Luis & the Aliens', 'The Willoughbys,' and 'Scoob!'
Andy Samberg voices the character of Benedict Arnold. Samberg is a comedian, actor, writer, producer, musician, and member of the Lonely Island comedy music group. He was also a part of the cast of 'Saturday Night Live'. Samberg was born in Berkeley, California, on August 18, 1978, to Marjorie "Margi", an elementary school teacher, and Joe, a photographer.
Samberg graduated from Berkeley High School in 1996, where he became interested in creative writing. He later attended college at the University of California, Santa Cruz and then transferred to the New York University (NYU) 's Tisch School of the Arts. His works include 'Hot Rod', 'I Love You, Man', 'That's My Boy', 'Celeste and Jesse Forever', 'Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping', 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs franchise' and 'Hotel Transylvania' film series. His most notable character till date is Jake Peralta, in the Fox, and later NBC, police sitcom 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'.
'America: The Motion Picture' releases on June 30, 2021, on Netflix.