‘The Nut Job’ Biggest debut of an independent animated film ever in U.S. opens January 22. Nationwide! – Captive Cinema

Breaking through the animated film industry dominated by likes of Disney and Dreamworks was apparently not a hard nut to crack for “The Nut Job”. It ranked number 3 when it raked in $27 million over the weekend making it the biggest opening for an animated film that wasn’t produced by a major studio.   With the film’s striking animation and unique storyline, it manages to impress in this competitive genre of computer generated images. It is no surprise that children to watch among the other animated films. Will Arnett,…

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Will Arnett and Katherine Heigl lend voices to animated ‘The Nut Job’ – CAPTIVE CINEMA

In animated 3D, THE NUT JOB is an action-packed comedy in fictional Oakton that follows the travails of Surly (voiced by Will Arnett), a mischievous squirrel, and his rat friend Buddy, who plan a nut store heist of outrageous proportions and unwittingly find themselves embroiled in a much more complicated and hilarious adventure. Will Arnett and Katherine Heigl discuss what’s it like voicing characters, work/life balance, and who they would choose if they were hatching a plan like in The Nut Job. HAVE YOU DONE THE VOICES FOR YOUR KIDS? …

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Liam Neeson Tapped to Voice a Villainous ‘Raccoon’ in “The Nut Job” – Captive Cinema

The ‘Taken’ star has joined other voice cast members in the animated comedy based on Peter Lepeniotis’ 2005 short animation ’Surly Squirrel’. After lending his voice for wise lion Aslan in “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”, Liam Neeson joins the voice cast of an animation ‘The Nut Job’. The film taps Katherine Heigl, Will Arnett and Brendan Fraser. Neeson voicing villainous Raccoon the self-proclaimed leader of all Liberty Park. His ruling over the community appears to be noble; however, underneath the façade is a self-serving…

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