This year isn’t just about The Little Mermaid, because DreamWorks have got their own underwater hero looking to break the surface at the box-office in the form of Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken.
Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken features an all-star cast that includes Lana Condor (To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before) as the titular Kraken, Toni Collette (Knives Out) as her supermom, Jane Fonda (Barbarella) as her grandmother, Colman Domingo (Fear the Walking Dead) as Ruby’s supportive dad, Sam Richardson (Veep) as Ruby’s enthusiastic uncle, Blue Chapman (Council of Dads) as Ruby’s cool little brother, as well as Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth), Nicole Byer (Nailed It!), Liza Koshy (Liza on Demand), Ramona Young (Never Have I Ever), Eduardo Franco (Stranger Things) and Echo Kellum (Arrow).
Directed by Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Kirk DeMicco (The Croods) and produced by Kelly Cooney Cilella (Trolls World Tour), with Faryn Pearl (The Croods: A New Age) serving as co-director. Check out the trailer below…
This summer, DreamWorks Animation dives into the turbulent waters of high school with a hilarious, heartfelt action comedy about a shy teenager who discovers that she’s part of a legendary royal lineage of mythical sea krakens and that her destiny, in the depths of the oceans, is bigger than she ever dreamed.
Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken makes a splash in cinemas Summer 2023.