Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox release trailer for ‘Cosmic Scrat-Tastrophe’ short teasing ‘Ice Age 5’ and playing in theaters ahead of ‘The Peanuts Movie.’
Timed to coincide with today’s debut of The Peanuts Movie, Blue Sky Studios and 20th Century Fox have released a new teaser video for the Cosmic Scrat-Tastrophe short playing in front of the highly anticipated feature.
Scrat, voiced by Ice Age: Collision Course producer Chris Wedge, journeys where no Ice Age character has gone before in Cosmic Scrat-Tastrophe:
The new short comes with the announcement of a star-studded cast for Ice Age: Collision Course, the fifth installment in the blockbuster animated franchise. The new cast was announced on Twitter on Thursday:
— ICE AGE (@IceAge) November 6, 2015
Joining returning cast members Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Simon Pegg, Keke Palmer, Wanda Sykes and Jennifer Lopez are a few newcomers to the beloved franchise: Stephanie Beatriz, Adam DeVine as a wooly mammoth named Julian, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as the yoga-loving Shangri Llama, Max Greenfield as a dinosaur named Roger, Jessie J as Brooke, Nick Offerman, Melissa Rauch as Francine, Michael Strahan as Teddy, and everyone’s favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, as Neil deBuck Weasel.
Here’s the synopsis:
Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest full of comedy and adventure, traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new characters.
Ice Age: Collision Course is set to be released on July 22, 2016.