Aniventure (Riverdance: The Animated Journey, Blazing Samurai) has introduced that Brazilian singer-songwriter and international sensation Anitta is the newest A-list movie star so as to add their voice to the solid of the corporate’s upcoming animated function, Hitpig. She joins the beforehand introduced voice solid that features Peter Dinklage, Lilly Singh, Rainn Wilson, RuPaul, and Hannah Gadsby.
Anitta will lend her voice to the character Letícia dos Anjos, an animal liberator from Brazil. Final September, the singer-songwriter made historical past as the primary Brazilian artist to carry out on the MTV VMAs. Most lately, she launched “Boys Don’t Cry,” which grew to become the largest solo debut by a Brazilian artist within the historical past of the Spotify World Chart and reached #1 on iTunes in 19 nations.
“I’m so excited to affix the unimaginable solid in Hitpig!” shared Anitta. “I can’t wait to have the ability to lend my voice and share this story.”
Different musical expertise introduced are Isabella Summers (aka ISA Machine) composing the rating and Mary Ramos and Sarah Bridge collectively supervising the music for the function.
Summers is an English Emmy nominated musician, songwriter, producer, remixer, and composer. She is a founding member of the Award-winning baroque pop band Florence + The Machine.
Ramos’ credit function widespread and acclaimed movie initiatives together with Django Unchained and As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood. Bridge lately earned her first Emmy-nomination for Netflix’s Golden Globe-winning and Emmy Award-nominated sequence The Crown.
“The dynamic trio of Isabella, Mary and Sarah electrifies our movie,” famous producer Dave Rosenbaum. “They’re boosting the comedy, deepening the drama, and ramping up the thrills with spectacular approaches to music. We couldn’t ask for extra thrilling artistic companions to affix our riotous animal journey.”
Directed by Cinzia Angelini (Minions) and David Feiss (Cow and Rooster), and produced by Adam Nagle (Blazing Samurai) and Dave Rosenbaum (Secret Lifetime of Pets), the movie is rooted in Pulitzer Prize-winner Berkeley Breathed’s New York Occasions bestseller, “Pete & Pickles.” It’s at present in manufacturing at Cinesite in Montreal, delivering later in 2022.
Hitpig (Dinklage) is a pig employed by people to convey again their escaped animals. It’s not straightforward, however it’s a dwelling. His newest hit is Pickles (Singh), a naive, ebullient elephant who has escaped the clutches of an evil Vegas showman. Although Hitpig initially units out to seize the perky pachyderm for large money, the unlikely pair discover themselves crisscrossing the globe on an sudden journey that brings out one of the best in each of them. Set in a futuristic cyberpunk world, Hitpig proves typically what we would like isn’t what we want.
Debbie Diamond Sarto is assistant information editor at Animation World Community.