Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie - What You Need To Know
After scoring almost $250 million in box office receipts, Snoopy and Charlie Brown’s new big-screen outing The Peanuts Movie comes to DVD this week, here is what you need to know about it...
What’s The Plot?
So, for those who are new to the pair, Snoopy is the pet beagle of Charlie Brown, a small boy, leader of the Peanuts gang, haver of many adventures and star of one of the longest-running cartoons in history. In this big screen outing we find Charlie Brown on a mission to woo a red-headed girl who has just moved to town, but to get her, he’s going to need all the help he can get, which is where Snoopy, his pal Woodstock and the rest of the Peanuts gang come in...
Who’s In It?
Big names are thin on the ground, Glee star Kristin Chenoweth voices Fifi, Snoopy’s love interest, while filmmakers used archive footage from Bill Meléndez to voice Snoopy himself.
And Who’s Behind The Camera?
Steve Martino, who previously directed Ice Age: Continental Drift and Horton Hears A Who! is in the director's chair, with creator Charles M. Schulz's son Craig Schulz, his son Bryan Schulz and Cornelius Uliano on writing duties.
Does It Deliver?
It’s a big, colourful family adventure, so if that’s what you’re in the market for, it’s absolutely perfect.
Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie is released on DVD on Monday. Click here to pre-order it from hmv’s online store.