20th Century Studios released a trailer for Ron’s Gone Wrong, an animated film featuring Zach Galifianakis as the voice of a malfunctioning robot.
Zach Galifianakis voices a malfunctioning robot friend in new trailer for Ron was wrong. Initially announced in 2017 by 20th Century Fox, Ron was wrong it will be the UK-based studio Locksmith’s first theatrical release, described as “High-end CG feature film animation studio“Created to rival Pixar. Following Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Studios, Mouse House will take over Ron was wrong launch. Although its launch has been shuffled several times, it is now scheduled to open worldwide on October 22, 2021.
Directed by Pixar alumnus Jean-Philippe Vine and Locksmith co-founder Sarah Smith, Ron was wrong follows a shy high school student named Barney (Jack Dylan Grazer) and his new walking, talking and digitally connected device, Ron (Galifianakis). Against the backdrop of social media, Barney and his new robot companion embark on an action-packed, emotional journey as Ron learns how to be human and Barney learns the true meaning of friendship. The animated CG film features a star-studded voice cast that includes Olivia Colman, Ed Helms, Justice Smith, and Rob Delaney.
Now, in honor of Best Friend Day, 20th century studies has released the first trailer for Ron was wrong. It apparently starts off as a commercial for highly advanced robotic companions called B-Bots, but then quickly passes to Barney receiving one as a belated birthday present. Although Barney’s new B-Bot is supposed to be his “Best Friend Out of the Box”, Ron quickly starts to malfunction. Watch the first trailer for Ron was wrong below:
Before the pandemic, Locksmith’s animated film was scheduled for release in November 2020, but suffered several delays. Now that it will be released after the pandemic, the narrative could be recontextualized with some additional resonance in light of the recent isolation experienced due to closures and quarantines. The film’s director, Sarah Smith, says the film is about the importance of real-life connections in the age of technology. “The bad boy in the movie says, ‘Stay home, stay on your screens, you don’t need to see each other.’ Of course, most children desperately need to see each other.”Smith says. “So somehow our movie got more poignant. “
Galifianakis made a name for himself with live action comedies like The Hangover trilogy and Due date. Still, he has proven his talents as a voice performer in The Lego Batman Movie as Joker and Mr. Link in Link lost. Now his goofy and mischievous robot Ron looks like an amalgamation of animated characters like Baymax from Big hero 6 and the Minions of Despicable Me. Galifianakis’ titular robot from Ron was wrong could be the next beloved novelty animated character when the movie opens this fall.
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