The beloved Canadian franchise PAW Patrol, which has enamoured kids across the globe, is gearing up for another big-screen adventure. After a successful 2021 cinematic debut, PAW Patrol is set to return with a twist in “The Mighty Movie” this September. This guide delves into the new trailer, the refreshed cast, and intriguing storyline details.
New Horizons in Animation:
After captivating hearts with its original CG animation by Guru Studio, Spin Master’s PAW Patrol has ventured into movies, toys, video games, and live shows. The jump from television to theatres with “PAW Patrol: The Movie” was indeed significant. But “The Mighty Movie” promises even more action, drama, and, of course, cuteness!
The All-New Trailer:
Released in June, the trailer sets an anticipative tone. It begins with a meteor crash that transforms the PAW Patrol team. Ryder, the team’s human ally, and the pups aren’t the only ones affected. Enter Victoria Vance, the meteorologist with new-found powers and the notorious Mayor Humdinger, now super-powered. This combination promises a gripping narrative with unexpected twists.
Initially slated for an October 13, 2023 release, the film will now premiere earlier on September 29, 2023. The shift in dates only elevates the excitement, ensuring fans get to join the pups on their mission sooner.
Meet the Cast:
This sequel brings familiar voices and introduces fresh talent:
- Ryder: Finn Lee-Epp, taking the baton from Will Brisbin.
- Chase: Voiced by Christian Convery, succeeding Iain Armitage.
- Liberty: Marsai Martin retains her role from the first movie.
- Skye: McKenna Grace steps in, bringing her unique charm.
- Rubble & Marshall: New voices Luxton Handspiker and Christian Corrao join the gang.
- Rocky: Callum Shoniker continues his role.
- Mayor Humdinger: Ron Pardo brings back the scheming mayor.
- Delores: Kim Kardashian reprises her role. Joining her in the cast are her children, North West and Saint West, in exciting roles.
Notable additions include James Marsden, Kristen Bell, Taraji P. Henson as the antagonist Victoria Vance, and Chris Rock as a talkative cat. Their inclusion promises a mix of humor, drama, and suspense.
Diving into the Story:
The sequel borrows inspiration from its TV counterpart – the “Mighty Pups” episode from season 5. However, the film adaptation offers a fresh perspective. While the TV episode featured Humdinger’s quest for powers, “The Mighty Movie” introduces Victoria Vance, an ambitious meteorologist turned supervillain. The story focuses on how the PAW Patrol, now called The Mighty Pups, deal with their new powers and the threats posed by Victoria and Humdinger. With a talking cat and adventures of the Junior Patrollers thrown into the mix, fans are in for an exhilarating ride.
“PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie” seems set to offer a roller-coaster of emotions, action-packed sequences, and memorable moments. With a rejuvenated cast and a riveting plotline, September 2023 promises to be an exciting time for PAW Patrol fans everywhere.