A little trip to the Aardman Animations studios to learn the process of working in The Pirates! Band of Misfit.
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists, known internationally as The Pirates! Band of Misfits, is an upcoming 3-D stop-motion animated film produced by Sony Pictures Animation and Aardman Animations and set for release on March 28, 2012, in UK, and on March 30, 2012, in US. It is being directed by Peter Lord and co-directed by Jeff Newitt. The film is based on the first two books from Gideon Defoe's The Pirates! series, The Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists and The Pirates! in an Adventure with Whaling. The film will feature the voices of Hugh Grant, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Piven, Imelda Staunton and David Tennant.
The Pirate Captain (Hugh Grant) and his crew of swashbuckling pirates attempt to beat his rivals Black Bellamy (Jeremy Piven) and Cutlass Liz (Salma Hayek) in the Pirate of the Year Award. On their quest they battle Queen Victoria (Imelda Staunton) and meet a young Charles Darwin.
Directed by Peter Lord
Jeff Newitt (Co-director)
Produced by Julie Lockhart
Written by Gideon Defoe
Based on The Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists by
Starring Hugh Grant
Music by Theodore Shapiro
Studio Sony Pictures Animation
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release date(s) March 28, 2012 (United Kingdom)
March 30, 2012 (United States)
Country United Kingdom