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WATCH: Full Trailer for Sony’s ‘The Star’

Animated feature tells the Christmas story from the perspective of the animals. 

Aidy Bryant voices Ruth, Steven Yuen is Bo the donkey and Keegan-Michael Key is Dave the dove in Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Star.’

Sony Pictures Animation has released a full trailer for and new images from its upcoming holiday feature The Star.

Here’s how the studio describes the movie:

In Sony Pictures Animation's The Star, a small but brave donkey named Bo yearns for a life beyond his daily grind at the village mill. One day he finds the courage to break free, and finally goes on the adventure of his dreams. On his journey, he teams up with Ruth, a loveable sheep who has lost her flock and Dave, a dove with lofty aspirations. Along with three wisecracking camels and some eccentric stable animals, Bo and his new friends follow the Star and become unlikely heroes in the greatest story ever told -- the first Christmas.

The film features the voices of Steven Yeun, Kelly Clarkson, Aidy Bryant, Keegan-Michael Key, Kristin Chenoweth, Anthony Anderson, Gabriel Iglesias, Ving Rhames, Delilah Rene, Kris Kristofferson, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Tracy Morgan and Christopher Plummer.

Tyler Perry, Oprah Winfrey and Tracy Morgan play Cyrus, Deborah and Felix in Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Star.’

Steven Yuen voices Bo and Keegan-Michael Key is Dave the dove in Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Star.’

Kelly Clarkson voices Leah the horse and Steven Yuen is Bo the donkey in Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Star.’

Aidy Bryant voices Ruth, Keegan-Michael Key is Dave the dove, Steven Yuen is Bo the donkey, Zachari Levy is Joseph and Gina Rodriguez plays Mary in Sony Pictures Animation’s ‘The Star.’

The movie is directed by Tim Reckart, produced by Jennifer Magee-Cook and executive produced by DeVon Franklin, Lisa Henson and Brian Henson.

The Star is due in theaters Nov. 17.

Source: Sony Pictures Animation

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