The Girl Next Door
The "Underdogs" Trailer Offers a New Look at the Animated Foosball Adventure
By Silas Lesnick
The Weinstein Company has today released the domestic trailer for the upcoming animated adventure Underdogs, which, in its domestic release, is set to feature the voices of Matthew Morrison (“Glee,” What to Expect When You’re Expecting), Ariana Grande (“Sam & Cat,” “Victorious”), Nicolas Hoult (X-Men: Days of Future Past, Warm Bodies), Bella Thorne (Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Blended), Katie Holmes (Batman Begins, The Giver) and John Leguizamo (Chef, John Wick). Check it out in the player below!
From Academy Award-winning director Juan Jose Campanella (The Secret in Their Eyes), Underdogsfollows Jake (Morrison), a shy, but talented, foosball player. His passion for the game is rivaled only by his love for free-spirited Laura (Grande). With her encouragement, he beats the town bully, Ace (Hoult), in a foosball game. But everything changes when Ace becomes the world’s best soccer player and returns years later to turn their village into a new sports stadium. He starts to destroy everything and kidnaps Laura in the process. Just when it looks like all hope is lost, the toy figures from Jake’s foosball table come to life. He and the players embark on a wild adventure to save Laura and reclaim their village. With the help of his team, his town, and a little bit of magic, Jake will try to save the day.
Underdogs gets a domestic release from The Weinstein Company on April 10, 2015.