20th Century Studios have released the first trailer for their upcoming animated comedy Ron’s Gone Wrong. The film will be the first theatrical release from the U.K.-based CG animation studio Locksmith Animation and it will open in cinemas in the UK October 22, 2021. The animated comedy adventure, which stars Zach Galifianakis, Jack Dylan Grazer, Olivia Colman, Ed Helms and Justice Smith, is a touching and hilarious look at the budding friendship between a middle-school boy and his faulty robot.
20th Century Studios and Locksmith Animation’s Ron’s Gone Wrong is the story of Barney, a socially awkward middle-schooler and Ron, his new walking, talking, digitally-connected device, which is supposed to be his “Best Friend out of the Box.” Ron’s hilarious malfunctions, set against the backdrop of the social media age, launch them into an action-packed journey in which boy and robot come to terms with the wonderful messiness of true friendship. Ron’s Gone Wrong features the voices of Zach Galifianakis (A Wrinkle in Time), Jack Dylan Grazer (Shazam!), Olivia Colman (The Crown), Ed Helms (The Office), Justice Smith (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom), Rob Delaney (Deadpool 2), Kylie Cantrall , Ricardo Hurtado, Marcus Scribner and Thomas Barbusca.
The film is directed by Pixar veteran Jean-Philippe Vine (story artist on Cars 3 and The Good Dinosaur) and Locksmith co-founder Sarah Smith (Arthur Christmas) with Octavio Rodriguez (story artist on Coco and The Incredibles 2) co-directing. The script is written by Peter Baynham (Arthur Christmas, Borat) & Smith. Julie Lockhart (Shaun the Sheep Movie), also a co-founder of Locksmith, and Lara Breay produce, with Locksmith chairman Elisabeth Murdoch, Smith and Baynham serving as executive producers.
Ron’s Gone Wrong will be released in cinemas on October 22nd. Watch the trailer below: