Tom & Jerry Trailer: 2D Animated Duo Enter 3D Actual-World New York

The Tom & Jerry film trailer is right here. Warner Bros. has unveiled a two-minute first take a look at its first Tom and Jerry film in practically three many years, which finds the long-lasting duo in real-world New York. Tom and Jerry are nonetheless animated, however every part else is live-action. It is a bit bizarre and takes getting used to — form of like with Sonic the Hedgehog — however Tom & Jerry tries to make it go down barely simpler by making all animals animated. The Tom & Jerry trailer units up the movie’s premise, and provides us lots of Jerry’s antics on the expense of Tom, which is what audiences are right here for in spite of everything.

An Indian marriage ceremony is about to happen at a prestigious New York lodge — Michael Peña’s character tells us the lodge has hosted “4 presidents, three popes, two kings” — the place Chloë Grace Moretz’s occasion planner Kayla applies for a job. At her interview, Rob Delaney’s lodge supervisor DuBros tells her that they’ve a “mouse drawback” and Kayla guarantees to catch it. If solely she knew what she was stepping into. Her plan? Rent Tom. Oh boy. Jerry’s response is gold, and the cat and mouse instantly get at one another’s throats.

The remainder of the Tom & Jerry trailer is made up of Jerry taking part in all types of pranks on Tom, evading her on the streets of New York with the assistance of a drone — Jerry has arrived within the 21st century — and inflicting a basic ruckus on the marriage ceremony. The Tom & Jerry trailer track is Lizzo’s 2019 retro-inspired funk pop monitor “Juice”.

Along with Peña, Moretz, and Delaney, Tom & Jerry solid contains Ken Jeong as lodge chef Jackie, Colin Jost as Dwayne, and Pallavi Sharda as Preeta. William Hanna, Mel Blanc, and June Foray present vocal results for Tom and Jerry by way of archival audio recordings. Hanna is the co-creator of Tom and Jerry together with Joseph Barbera. Tim Story (Trip Alongside) is directing Tom & Jerry off a script by Kevin Costello (Brigsby Bear). Tom & Jerry is a manufacturing of Warner Animation Group, Turner Leisure Firm, and The Story Firm.

Here is the up to date official synopsis for Tom & Jerry, from Warner Bros.:

One of the crucial beloved rivalries in historical past is reignited when Jerry strikes into New York Metropolis’s most interesting lodge on the eve of “the marriage of the century,” forcing the occasion’s determined planner to rent Tom to do away with him, in director Tim Story’s “Tom & Jerry.” The following cat and mouse battle threatens to destroy her profession, the marriage and probably the lodge itself. However quickly, a fair greater drawback arises: a diabolically bold staffer conspiring in opposition to all three of them. An eye fixed-popping mix of traditional animation and reside motion, Tom and Jerry’s new big-screen journey stakes new floor for the long-lasting characters and forces them to do the unthinkable… work collectively to save lots of the day.

Tom & Jerry is slated to launch March 5, 2021 in cinemas worldwide, however the trailer merely says “coming quickly”. That is smart given how COVID-19 has been taking part in wrecking ball with film launch dates.