The Hollywood Reporter revealed that two actresses will be lending their voices to new characters in The Croods 2, the sequel to DreamWorks 2012 film following a prehistoric family. These actresses are Leslie Mann and Kat Dennings. More after the break.
The new characters played by Mann and Dennings will be part of a family competing with the Croods, announced THR. Mann will voice the matriarch, while Dennings will play her daughter.
In a joint statement, the co-presidents of Dreamworks Animation, Bonnie Arnold and Mireille Soria had this to say about the news:
Kat Dennings and Leslie Mann are both brilliant comedic actresses, and we're so excited to add them to the mix for The Croods 2, where they'll join an already stellar and hilarious returning cast including Emma Stone and Nicolas Cage.Both the voice cast and the writers/directors from the original film are back; Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders are helming the film, currently on track for a 22nd December, 2017 release.