Film: Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

"Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" movie

Open Date: November 7, 2008
DreamWorks Animation

(Left to right) Melman the giraffe (DAVID SCHWIMMER), Marty the zebra (CHRIS ROCK), Alex the lion (BEN STILLER), Gloria the hippo (JADA PINKETT SMITH), King Julien (SACHA BARON COHEN) and the ever-resourceful penguins find themselves in the wildest place yet— the vast plains of Africa— in DreamWorks Animation’s “Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa,” which will be distributed by Paramount Pictures in 2008.

DreamWorks Animation S.K.G. Presents A PDI/DreamWorks Production, “Madagascar: The Crate Escape,” featuring the voices of Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sasha Baron Cohen, Cedric The Entertainer, and Andy Richter. The film is directed by Eric Darnell and Tom McGrath. The producers are Mireille Soria and Mark Swift. This film has not yet been rated.

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Madagascar: The Crate Escape ™ & © 2008 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. All Rights Reserved.

Produced by Mireille Soria Mark Swift
Directed by Eric Darnell Tom McGrath

Cast: Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Cedric The Entertainer, Andy Richter

Movie Synopsis

All the loveable characters are back -- Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo, King Julien, Maurice and the penguins -- in "Madagascar: The Crate Escape."

Left marooned on the distant shores of Madagascar, the New Yorkers have hatched a plan so crazy it just might work. With military precision, the penguins have repaired an old crashed plane - sort of. Once aloft, this unlikely crew stays airborne just long enough to make it to the wildest place of all - the vast plains of Africa itself -- where our zoo-raised crew encounters species of their own kind for the very first time.

While discovering their roots, they quickly realize the differences between the concrete jungle and the heart of Africa. Despite long-lost relatives, romantic rivals and scheming hunters, Africa seems like a "crack-a-lackin" great place...but is it better than their Central Park home?

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CREDITS NOT FINAL AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE

"Madagascar: The Crate Escape" is a Paramount Pictures Release

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