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New Poster & Trailer Unveiled for ‘The Nut Job 2’

Sequel to the 2014 animated hit sees Surly and his ragtag group of animal friends band together to save Liberty Park from the evil mayor of Oakton.

Assemble the team and take back the park with the new trailer from The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature.

Surly and the gang return in the upcoming comedy starring Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Bobby Moynihan, Gabriel Iglesias, Jeff Dunham, Bobby Cannavale, Isabela Moner, Sebastian Maniscalo, Peter Stormare and Jackie Chan.

The sequel to the 2014 animated hit The Nut Job, which achieved the biggest box office opening ever for an independent, animated film and surpassed $120 million at the global box office, The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature is directed by Cal Brunker, who also wrote the script alongside Scott Bindley and Bob Barlen.

Following the adventures of Surly Squirrel, The Nut Job 2 will see the gang try to save their new home in Liberty Park when the evil mayor of Oakton decides to bulldoze the park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place. It’s up to Surly and his ragtag group of animal friends to band together to save their home, defeat the mayor, and take back the park.

Production entities for The Nut Job 2 are ToonBox Entertainment, Redrover Co., Ltd., Shanghai Hoongman Technology Co. Ltd., and Gulfstream Pictures. Producers are Harry Linden, Bob Barlen and Sunghwan Kim. Executive producers are Hoe-Jin Ha, Hongjoo Ahn, Bill Bindley, Mike Karz, Hong Kim, Youngki Lee, Hyungkon Kim and Daniel Woo.

Open Road Films will distribute The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature in U.S. theaters on August 18.

Source: Open Road Films

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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.