Chance the Rapper, Patti Lupone, Uzo Aduba and more have joined the cast of the upcoming Steven Universe the Movie, the musical version of the Cartoon Network show coming later this year. The series returns this fall to the cable network. You can check out the info as well as the announcement teaser below.
Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe returns this fall with the highly-anticipated musical Steven Universe The Movie, featuring collaborations with an all-star lineup of multiple award-winning artists including Chance The Rapper, Estelle, Patti LuPone, Uzo Aduba, Gallant, Aimee Mann, and much more.
The epic music-filled adventure for Steven and his friends will overflow with more new songs and music than ever before. In his first television movie scheduled for this fall, Steven thinks his time defending the Earth is over, but when a new threat comes to Beach City, Steven faces his biggest challenge yet.
The film is executive produced by Cartoon Network Studios and Rebecca Sugar. Chance The Rapper co-executive produces with Kat Morris, Joe Johnston, Alonso Ramirez Ramos and Ian Jones-Quartey.
See below for the full list of musical collaborators and performances:
With original songs by Rebecca Sugar in collaboration with:
Chance The Rapper
aivi & surasshu
Julian “Zorsy” Sanchez
Estelle (as Garnet)
Patti LuPone (as Yellow Diamond)
Uzo Aduba (as Bismuth)
Christine Ebersole (as White Diamond)
Lisa Hannigan (as Blue Diamond)
Zach Callison (as title character Steven Universe)
Deedee Magno Hall (as Pearl)
Michaela Dietz (as Amethyst)
Tom Scharpling (as Greg Universe)
Shelby Rabara (as Peridot)
Erica Luttrell (as Sapphire)
Charlyne Yi (as Ruby)
Grace Rolek (as Connie Maheswaran)
Jennifer Paz (as Lapis Lazuli)
Kate Micucci (as Sadie)
Matthew Moy (as Lars)
Toks Olagundoye (as Nanefua Pizza)
Fans will forever be able to relive the best movie musical moments when the film arrives on DVD later in the year. There will also be an accompanying movie soundtrack released digitally plus a physical soundtrack version.
The film comes from the Emmy-nominated, and Peabody Award-and GLAAD Media Award-winning team behind Cartoon Network’s hit series Steven Universe. The series is created by Emmy and Annie Award-nominated writer and New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Sugar, and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. Two digital albums, Steven Universe: Volume 2 Soundtrack and Steven Universe: Karaoke, are available for digital download and streaming now. Episodes of Steven Universe are available on Cartoon Network, the CN App and VOD.
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