[Movies] Dreamworks Animation Has Created A New Rocky & Bullwinkle Short For 2014
Posted by Joseph Lee on 11.04.2013
June Foray voices Rocky once again...
Coming Soon reports that Dreamworks Animation has created a new Rocky & Bullwinkle short film featuring June Foray returning to voice Rocket "Rocky" J. Squirrel. This will be released in 2014, the same year that the studio will release Mr. Peabody & Sherman (March 7). Those characters appeared on the original Rocky & Bullwinkle Show.
Executive producer Tiffany Ward said: "For an incredible 83 years, June Foray has left a tremendous imprint on the entire entertainment industry. Her amazingly indelible performances have enchanted generations and earned her a permanent place in the annals of popular culture."
The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show, originally called Rocky and His Friends, begain airing on November 19, 1959 with segments that include Peabody's Improbable History, which the new film is based on. Those appearing in the new short include Rocky, Bullwinkle, Boris, Natasha and others.
The short was directed by Gary Trousdale (Beauty and the Beast) and was produced by Denise Nolan Cascino (Megamind). Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant (Night at the Museum) wrote the script. In addition to June Foray returning to voice Rocky, Tom Kenny (Spongebob Squarepants) will provide the voice of Bullwinkle Moose.