‘Spies in Disguise’ Granted January Release in China
animation “Spies in Disguise,” which stars the voices of Will Smith and Tom Holland, will hit Chinese cinemas on Jan.
It was produced by Blue Sky Studios, which is best known for the “Ice Age” and “Rio” franchises and has recently come under the Disney umbrella.The film is the first feature from directors Nick Bruno and Troy Quane.
Initially set to hit U.S.
cinemas in January, its release date there was pushed back three times amidst Disney’s buyout of 21st Century Fox assets to December 25, when it opened on 3,500 screens.
It tells a story in which Smith and Holland’s characters must work together to stop a bad guy and turn a secret agent who was transformed into a pigeon back into a human.So far little competition is lined up for the film’s debut weekend in the new year in China.
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