‘The Nut Job 3’ is an upcoming 3D computer-animated heist-comedy film.
It is directed by Dan Scanlon and Troy Quane. The film is produced by Gulfstream Pictures, Redrover International and ToonBox Entertainment.
It is the third film in ‘The Nut Job’ series and a sequel to The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature (2017). It is produced by Bonnie Arnold, Cecil Kramer, William Bindley, Mike Karz and Daniel Woo.
But, what can we expect from this film? Here’s everything we know about it so far.
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‘The Nut Job 3’ Cast
Mostly, fans can expect of the old characters to make an appearance and thus the previous actors can also come back aboard to voice them.
- Will Arnett as Surly
- Liam Neeson as Raccoon
- Brendan Fraser as Grayson
- Maya Rudolph as Precious
- Jackie Chan as Mr. Feng
- Katherine Heigl as Andie
- Robert Tinkler as Buddy
- Bobby Cannavale as Frankie
- Sam Lavagninio
- Duncan Joiner
- Iain Armitage as Precious and Frankie’s Children
- Jeff Dunham as Mole
- Gabriel Iglesias as Jimmy
- Sebastian Maniscalco as Johnny
- Kari Wahlgren as Jamie
- Robert Tinkler as Redline, a blue mouse
- Julie Lemieux as Li’l Chip
- Laraine Newman as Daredevil Chipmunk
- Cal Brunker as Charming Chipmunk
- Greg Chun as Mr. Feng’s Mouse Henchmen
- Dave Fennoy as Mr. Feng’s Mouse Henchmen
‘The Nut Job 3’ Plot
‘The Nut Job’ film is based on an animated short film, ‘Surly Squirrel’, released in 2005, which was also made by director of The Nut Job, Peter Lepeniotis, who also co-wrote the film.
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The premise of the film series is based in a fictional town, Oakton City. Surly, the independent squirrel, along with his partner, Buddy, plan a heist to compete with Andie and Grayson to collect food supply for winter.
The new movie may have many different themes and designs. It is predicted to be different from the other 2 parts. You could watch Andie and Surly’s wedding which can give the film even more vibrancy. Racoon could be back and causing trouble.
The new movie can be an extremely entertaining watch considering the impending challenges.
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‘The Nut Job 3’ Release date
The first movie was out in 2014 by Peter Lepeniotis then the sequel, “The Nut Job: Nutty by Nature” by Cal Brunker in 2017. Now it’s the time for a new movie as the viewers are waiting.
On February 21, 2020, it was announced that the third part of the film is also in development, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic attack, they delayed the release date and the making of the film.
No updates have been announced of the production of the film. But it is in its pre-production stage. Thus, the third element is underway. No release date was reported at this point.
It is expected that The Nut Job 3 will be coming out in 2023.
First two movies in ‘The Nut Job’ franchise are distributed by Open Road Films, but the third is distributed by STX Entertainment after Open Road bankruptcy. The Nut Job 3 is the fourth animated movie from STX Entertainment the other three being Uglydolls, Playmobil: The Movie and blazing Samurai.
‘The Nut Job 3’ Trailer
Right now, there is no teaser or trailer available for the new film. But to get the feel, you can watch The Nut Job 2 trailer below:
The first film in ‘The Nut Job series’ was the most expensive animated film to date produced in South Korea when it was released in 2014 as it had a massive budget of $43 million.
It made $120.9 million worldwide. The film was number three in its first week with $19,423,000, in North America. The Nut Job also won the Audience award for best children’s entertainment in 2015 at the Brussels Animation Film Festival.
The second film scored $68.7 million worldwide, of which $28.4 million came from the U.S. and Canada. Public sources show budgets of $40 million for the second.
No official release date has been set yet for the third film. But fans are eagerly waiting for this film to know about the further story of the series.
Have you seen first two films in ‘The Nut Job’ series? Did you like it? Let us know in the comments section given at the end of this post.