LUCK: THE SKYDANCE ANIMATION MOVIE FROM AUGUST 5 ON APPLE TV +

Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation have announced that the animated film Luck will be released worldwide on August 5 on Apple TV + .

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The story of the film

Luck tells the story of Sam Greenfield, the most unfortunate person in the world. When he discovers the Land of Fortune, never seen before, he must join the magical creatures that populate it to change his fate. Eva Noblezada ( Hadestown, Miss Saigon, Yellow Rose ) will lend her voice to Sam, a girl who, out of age to be entrusted to a family, discovers the Land of Fortune and begins a search that could change her destiny forever. Simon Pegg ( Mission: Impossible, Ice Age, Star Trek Beyond ) will be the voice of Bob, a black cat from the Land of Fortune, where The Captain, voiced by Oscar, Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winners, Whoopi Goldberg, is Head of Security. Bob becomes Sam’s partner in the search for a lucky penny that they hope will preserve his lucky life.

They are also joined by Flula Borg ( Suicide Squad 2, Pitch Perfect, Trolls World Tour ), who will lend her voice to Jeff, the Unicorn, an extraordinary engineer capable of designing incredible structures and who takes care of the maintenance of the magical machine that distributes. good and bad luck to the human world; his dream is to one day find himself with his one true love, the CEO of Buona Fortuna, Il Dragone, voiced by two-time Academy Award winner Jane Fonda . Lil Rel Howery ( Free Guy – Play Hero, Holiday Friends, Judas and the Black Messiah) will provide the voice for Marv, the owner of the “Flowers & More” shop where Sam finds his first job: an optimistic character, well dressed and always ready to give a word of encouragement to the unfortunate Sam.

The rest of the cast

Other cast members include Colin O’Donoghue ( Once Upon a Time, The Right Stuff ) who will provide the voice for Gerry, a loyal elf who loves his work with Bob in “Arrivals” and “Departures. “In the Land of Good Luck; he is always the first to volunteer for any task, bringing a good mood wherever he goes. John Ratzenberger ( Cheers, The Empire Strikes Back, That Last Bridge ) will dub Rootie, an unfortunate hardened self-appointed mayor of Bad Fate, who runs “The Lucky Shot”, the only trough of bad luck, where he specializes in free advice. Adelynn Spoon ( Watchmen, Tell Me Your Secrets, The Color of Magnolias) will be the voice of Hazel, Sam’s roommate and best friend at Summerland Home for Girls, who is five years old and believes she will be adopted forever by her family as soon as she finds a real lucky penny, which Sam is determined to find.

The animated feature Luck is directed by Emmy-winning director Peggy Holmes ( The Little Mermaid: Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings, Tinker Bell and the Pirate Ship ); the original script is written by Kiel Murray ( Raya and the Last Dragon, Cars 3, Cars ) and Jon Aibel and Glenn Berger ( Kung Fu Panda 2, Trolls ). John Lasseter, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and David Eisenmann produce for Skydance Animation .