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EXCLUSIVE CLIP: ‘Ploey’ Feature Flies to the U.S. this April

Iceland-Belgium animated co-production featuring the voices of John Stamos, Sean Astin and Jerry Garcia coming to DirecTV March 28 and in theaters April 26.

‘Ploey’ is coming to DirecTV March 28 and in theaters April 26. Images courtesy of VivaKids and DirecTV.

Here’s an exclusive look at a new clip for the animated adventure story Ploey, courtesy of DirecTV and Viva Kids. When a young flightless plover chick named Ploey gets separated from his family, he must undertake a dangerous journey to a legendary valley in order to save his loved ones from falling prey to an evil falcon.

A co-production between the animation division of Iceland’s GunHil‘s and Belgium-based studio Cyborn, Ploey is written by Friðrik Erlingsson and directed by Árni Ásgeirsson. The CG animated feature is set to take wing in the U.S. in April both on DirecTV and in theaters.

Check out the exclusive clip, “Paradise Valley,” in the player below:

Here’s the official synopsis for Ploey, followed by the film’s official U.S. trailer, images and poster:

In order to survive the cruel winter months, Ploey, a young flightless plover chick must take on a dangerous journey to find a legendary valley located in the heart of the highlands. While on his journey, he needs to stay hidden from the ever-watchful eyes of a ravenous falcon who has been terrorizing his family and friends for years. He realizes that the only way to save his loved ones is learning to fly and become the plover his father taught him to be.

Featuring the voices of John Stamos, Sean Astin and Jerry Garcia, Ploey flies onto DirecTV beginning March 28, and arrives in theaters on April 26.

Source: DirecTV/Viva Kids

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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