The German actor said he feared for the success of the animated sequel when it bypassed cinemas.
The Universal Pictures release, which features the vocal talents of Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake, was due to hit cinemas on 13 April.
Top films released between 2014 and 2017 earned more at the box office, despite the recent fall-out over male stars being paid more than women.
If recent animated feature ‘Trolls’ caused you to reach for a hankie, you might need a whole box of tissues on standby for this one. Mike Mitchell, who directed the recent Universal/DreamWorks Animation release, is now set to call the shots on a ‘Puff the Magic Dragon’ movie for Fox Animation, Deadline reports. The film, planned as a mixture of live action and animation, will tell the story of little Jackie Paper and his childhood friend Puff, who have adventures in the magical land of Honalee, as told in the beloved song by folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary.
From time to time it’s good to see Hollywood’s elite prove they’re just as human as the rest of us, so Justin Timberlake shedding a tear is just what we needed, right? 2016 saw him star in DreamWorks’ animated hit ‘Trolls’ as well as write and perform the soundtrack song Can’t Stop the Feeling! as he assumed the film’s music executive producer credit too. “True Colours [is] a beautiful song, and it’s a huge emotional moment in the film,” he said.
The stars of Dreamworks' 'Trolls' discuss the film's core themes and its catchy theme song. In cinemas now.
As the star of the new animated movie ‘Trolls’, based on the cult toy craze of the 1970s and 1990, Justin Timberlake is well acquainted with wild hair, but he admits he’s had some pretty horrific hairstyles himself in the past.