On April 30th, 2013, Koala Kid is being released in stores on DVD! I cannot wait to add yet another fun movie to our kid movie collection for Family Movie Night! If you would like your opportunity to win a copy of this DVD for your family, be sure to enter the giveaway below!
Koala Kid Synopsis:
Journey down under and meet a whole new breed of hero in this laugh-filled, action-packed animated adventure with an all-star voice cast, including Rob Schneider, Tim Curry and Alan Cumming. Johnny (Schneider) is a rare white koala bear who just wants to fit in and make friends. But when a twist of fate mistakenly transforms him into a fearless protector of animals, called “Koala Kid,” Johnny finds himself in over his head on a thrilling trek across the outback. With help from his hilarious new sidekicks, including a crafty Tasmanian devil, a lovable lizard and a boomerang-flinging female koala, Johnny may just outwit a villainous crocodile named Bog (Cumming) and become a true hero after all.
Emmy-nominated actor Rob Schneider is best known for his longtime working relationship with Adam Sandler and Sandler’s production company, Happy Madison. Schneider has starred in several Happy Madison projects, including You Don’t Mess With The Zohan, 50 First Dates, The Longest Yard, Little Nicky, Mr. Deeds and Grown Ups. Schneider also co-wrote and starred in Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, and the sequel, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo. More recently, Schneider has broadened his focus to include directing, producing and writing.
Tim Curry is an English actor recognized for his work in a diverse range of theatre, film and television productions in both the UK and the US. Best known for his role in the LA and Broadway productions of The Rocky Horror Show, as well as the part he played in the infamous screen version, Curry’s most recent focus has been on his prolific voiceover career. His distinctive voice can be heard in countless animated television series and films, such as A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventure and Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey.
French-Canadian actor, Norm MacDonald, began his career in stand-up comedy. Whilst writing for The Dennis Miller Show and Roseanne, MacDonald was noticed by television producer, Lorne Michaels, who offered him a job on Saturday Night Live. He later became the Weekend Update anchor, heightening his popularity and leading him to have his own show on ABC, The Norm Show. MacDonald also has links with Happy Madison Productions, acting alongside Rob Schneider in Grown Ups, and Adam Sandler in Jack and Jill.
Alan Cumming OBE is a Scottish stage and film actor, writer, director and producer. Starring in such blockbusters as GoldenEye, X2: X-Men United and Spy Kids, he has also appeared in, co-written, and co-directed a number of independent films. His Broadway career includes such hits as The Threepenny Opera and Cabaret, for which he won a Tony award. His acting pursuits have however, lately been focused in television and animation. His voice can be heard in such films as The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2, which is also set to be released in 2013.