'Spies in Disguise': Release date, cast, plot, trailer and everything you need to know about the animated spy comedy

'Spies in Disguise', the animated action movie from Fox for kids, is slated for a December 25, 2019 release. Did you know it is based on the 2009 short film 'Pigeon: Impossible'?


                            'Spies in Disguise': Release date, cast, plot, trailer and everything you need to know about the animated spy comedy

Loosely based on Lucas Martell's 2009 animated short 'Pigeon: Impossible', 'Spies in Disguise' is an upcoming animated spy comedy film produced by Blue Sky Studios. Nick Bruno and Troy Quane are all set to make their directorial debuts with the movie.

The story of 'Pigeon: Impossible' revolves around a rookie secret agent Walter and a pigeon trapped inside his multi-million dollar, government-issued nuclear briefcase. Expanded into a full-length movie, the comedy movie will star the voices of Will Smith, Tom Holland, Ben Mendelsohn, Karen Gillan, Rashida Jones, DJ Khaled and Masi Oka.

Release date

'Spies in Disguise' is all set for to hit the theatres on December 25, 2019.

Plot

As the name suggests, 'Spies in Disguise' follows the lives of a super spy Lance Sterling (Will Smith) and scientist Walter Beckett (Tom Holland). Their personalities are totally opposite to each other. While Lance is amiable and charming, Walter is tough and likes to invent cool gadgets. Unforeseen circumstances force them to come together to save the world. The tagline for the movie reads: "Super Spy. Super Fly."

Cast

Will Smith

Actor Will Smith lends his voice to Lance Sterling, who is described as 'the world's most awesome spy'. (Getty Images)

 

Will Smith lends his voice to Lance Sterling, who is described as "the world's most awesome spy". The actor has a huge filmography and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor for 'The Pursuit of Happyness' (2006).

Tom Holland

Tom Holland dubs Walter Beckett, the scientific genius who designs gadgets (Getty Images)

Tom Holland dubs Walter Beckett, the scientific genius who designs gadgets. The actor is popularly known for his character Peter Parker/Spider-Man.

The other actors who have lent voices to characters in the movie include Ben Mendelsohn as Tristan McFord, Karen Gillan as Eyes, Rashida Jones as Marcy Kappel, DJ Khaled as Ears and Masi Oka as Agent K.

Director/Writer

Nick Bruno and Troy Quane are making their directorial debuts with the film. Bruno is known for his work on 'The Peanuts Movie' (2015), 'Ice Age: Collision Course' (2016) and 'Rio' (2011). After Disney's acquisition of Fox, 'Spies in Disguise' will be the first Blue Sky film released by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Trailers

The first trailer was released on November 1, 2018.



 

The second trailer of the film was released on July 1, 2019.



 

 

Where to watch

Originally scheduled for a January 18, 2019 release by 20th Century Fox, the release date of the movie was first shifted to April 19, 2019, and then to September 13, 2019. Disney recently announced that the film's release date would now be moved to December 25, 2019.

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