Kumail Nanjiani To Lead Voice Cast Of Animated Film ‘Migration’
LOS ANGELES, CA (IANS) – Hollywood stars Kumail Nanjiani and Elizabeth Banks will lead the voice cast of the upcoming film ‘Migration‘, an animated road-trip story that follows a family of ducks, who try to convince their overprotective father to embark on the vacation of a lifetime.
“I find ducks so irresistible,” Illumination founder Chris Meledandri told the crowd at CinemaCon on April 27 y as he unveiled the complete voice cast for the original cartoon comedy. “In our movie, ducks worked beautifully to convey a modern-day family’s relatable quirks and truths.”
Attendees of the annual Las Vegas-based exhibition industry trade show were also treated to an extended first look at ‘Migration’, which opens in theatres on December 22.
In ‘Migration,’ Nanjiani voices an anxious Mallard dad name Mack, while Banks plays his wife Pam, the Mallards’ daring, quick-witted matriarch. Caspar Jennings and Tresi Gazal voice their children.
Meanwhile, Awkwafina voices the scrappy leader of a New York City pigeon gang and Carol Kane plays a heron named Erin. The voice cast also includes Keegan-Michael Key, David Mitchell, and Danny DeVito.