Spin Master, Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Pictures today announced the voice cast for the upcoming animated feature PAW Patrol. Kim Kardashian West, Dax Shepard, Jimmy Kimmel, Tyler Perry, Yara Shahidi, Randall Park, Iain Armitage, Marsai Martin, and Will Brisbin have joined the voice cast of the film, which is currently in production with creators, artists and producers collaborating remotely.
Scheduled to be released by Paramount Pictures into theatres on August 20, 2021, the major motion picture is based on the award-winning preschool series produced by Spin Master Entertainment and broadcast by Nickelodeon.
Representing a new chapter for this continually growing entertainment franchise, the PAW Patrol feature film will be directed by animation veteran Cal Brunker (Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, Escape From Planet Earth).
Spin Master Entertainment’s Executive Vice President, Jennifer Dodge, will produce the film and Ronnen Harary, Spin Master’s Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Adam Beder, Spin Master’s Executive Vice President Strategic Partnership & Franchise Development and Peter Schlessel will executive produce.
The PAW Patrol movie is the first of several feature films in the works by Spin Master’s Entertainment division.
In the movie, Ryder and the pups are called to Adventure City to stop Mayor Humdinger from turning the bustling metropolis into a state of chaos. Get ready for exciting missions, high-stake rescues, new pups and amazing new vehicles making this the biggest PAW Patrol story ever.
PAW Patrol follows the adventures of a tech-savvy boy named Ryder and his team of pups who are ready to save the day. Whenever there’s trouble, pups Chase, Marshall, Rubble, Zuma, Rocky and Skye are ready for action, no matter what comes their way. With a mission to work together to keep Adventure Bay safe, no job is too big, and no pup is too small.
Airing in over 160 countries, in 30 languages, PAW Patrol is consistently ranked as a top-rated preschool series. Currently in its seventh season on Nickelodeon, PAW Patrol‘s universal messaging resonates with children around the world and since its launch in 2013, the franchise has won countless awards globally.
“We are thrilled to partner with Paramount and Nickelodeon to bring the PAW Patrol franchise, and the characters that children love, to the big screen,” said Dodge previously. “This first foray into the arena of feature film marks a significant strategic expansion for Spin Master Entertainment and our properties.
“This demonstrates our commitment to harnessing our own internal entertainment production teams to develop and deliver IP in a motion picture format and allows us to connect our characters to fans through shared theatrical experiences.”
“Expanding PAW Patrol into the world of theatricals is a major milestone for this iconic property, and we can’t wait for kids and families everywhere to experience it together,” said Brian Robbins, President, Kids & Family Entertainment, ViacomCBS Domestic Media Networks.
“We are incredibly excited to work with Spin Master Entertainment and our sister division Paramount Pictures on this latest title from the Nickelodeon Movies slate.”
“We are thrilled to be distributing this film and sharing the beloved PAW Patrol universe with audiences around the globe,” added Marc Weinstock, Paramount’s President of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, and Mary Daily, Co- President of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution.