WWE Superstars Get Animated in Surf's Up 2: WaveMania Trailer #2
Sony Pictures Animation debuted the second trailer for Surf's Up 2: Wavemania, a sequel to the 2007 hit Surf's Up. The trailer features WWE Superstars John Cena, Undertaker, Triple H, Paige and Mr. McMahon as the voices of The Hang 5, a world famous surf crew known for their extreme stunts and personalities. The studio debuted the first trailer for this adventure back in August, but today the studio unveiled more footage, while announcing that this movie is coming out on DVD and Digital on January 17th.
WWE Superstars John Cena, Undertaker, Triple H, Paige and Mr. McMahon, along with actors Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader and Jeremy Shada, lend their voice talents to Sony Pictures Animation and WWE Studios' family-friendly adventure Surf's Up 2: Wavemania. Debuting on DVD and Digital on January 17 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Surf's Up 2: Wavemania follows surfer penguin Cody Maverick as his childhood dream comes true when The Hang 5, a world famous surf crew known for their extreme stunts and personalities, visits his island. Cody joins the crew on a journey to a mysterious spot to surf the biggest waves in the world and they challenge him on the skills it takes to become a member of The Hang 5 - power, speed, endurance and teamwork.
Surf's Up 2: Wavemania comes loaded with totally rad bonus material, leading with hilarious bloopers and a special featurette showcasing WWE Superstars John Cena and Triple H, and WWE Announcer Michael Cole, recording their voices for the film in "Behind the Mic: Hanging with the Dream Team." In the animated featurette "Chicken Joe's Extreme Slaughter Island Tour," Chicken Joe has fans relive some of his favorite booby-trapped, tight roped, lava filled Slaughter Island hot spots. You'll "lava!" this place once you're done with the tour! The release also comes with character drawing lessons from Director Henry Yu, along with a piece that dives into the making of this film's unique score in "Inside the Music with Composer Toby Chu."
Henry Yu is a prodigy of director Genndy Tartakovsky who worked on both Hotel Transylvania feature films, and now makes his directorial debut with this project. Michelle Wong, who served as production manager on Hotel Transylvania 2, produces this animated sequel, which features computer animation from Rainmaker Entertainment Inc. Abdul Williams (Lottery Ticket) is writing the screenplay, with Michael Luisi serving as executive producer.
Surf's Up 2: WaveMania will be distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment with WWE Studios providing marketing support by leveraging its extensive multi-platform reach. Sony Pictures and WWE Studios are also teaming up for The Marine 5: Battleground, starring WWE Superstar The Miz. Surf's Up, which was directed by George Miller, took in $58.8 million domestically and $149 million worldwide during its theatrical run back in 2007. Take a look at the first trailer for Surf's Up 2: WaveMania, before it debuts on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD January 17.