COLUMBUS, Ga. and VENICE, Calif., June 13, 2017 — Fun Academy Motion Pictures today announced a partnership with fan-centric entertainment website Movie Pilot to reveal the first official teaser trailer for the upcoming animated feature film SGT. STUBBY: AN AMERICAN HERO via Facebook on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
“We’re honored and excited to be partnering with Fun Academy to reveal this unique tale to the world,” says Movie Pilot CEO Tobi Bauckhage. “In a world of remakes and limitless social content, our fans are sending us signals every day that they’re interested in fresh, authentic stories. We can’t wait to show Stubby to the world.”
The film tells the incredible true story of Stubby, a stray dog who became a hero of the First World War after being adopted off the streets by an American Soldier. For performing numerous heroic feats beyond his small stature, Sgt. Stubby is still recognized today as the first dog promoted through combat and the most decorated canine in American history.
To tell Stubby’s tale, Fun Academy has enlisted the voice talents of Logan Lerman (PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS) to voice Stubby’s owner and best friend Robert Conroy, as well as Academy Award® nominees Helena Bonham Carter (THE KING’S SPEECH, HARRY POTTER) and Gérard Depardieu (CYRANO DE BERGERAC, LIFE OF PI). The film also features an original score by award-winning composer Patrick Doyle (BRAVE, CINDERELLA, THOR).
Richard Lanni, director and producer of the film, commented on the announcement by saying, “Sgt. Stubby is close to the hearts of all who work on this exciting project. We eagerly await the reaction of our audience and the industry.”
SGT. STUBBY is produced by Fun Academy Media Group, Ltd. with animation by Technicolor company Mikros Image (CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE) from their studios in Paris and Montreal. Fun Academy will distribute the film throughout North America.
About Fun Academy
Fun Academy Motion Pictures is a Georgia-based film production and distribution studio, providing innovative educational entertainment to audiences worldwide through partnerships with motion picture exhibitors: http://www.funacademystudios.com/
About Movie Pilot
Movie Pilot is a next gen digital entertainment magazine with more than 15 million monthly unique visitors and over 32 million highly engaged social followers. Movie Pilot works closely with top talent and studios to ignite and amplify fan conversations around upcoming movies, TV shows, games and more. With offices in Berlin and Los Angeles and nearly 100 employees worldwide – plus thousands of fan contributors – Movie Pilot is dedicated to creating the world’s first fan-centric media company, empowering fans to take over the conversation around entertainment and pop culture.
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