Zach Galifianakis is a malfunctioning robot in 'Ron's Gone Wrong'
UPI News Service, 06/08/2021
Disney released the trailer for the upcoming animated film Ron's Gone Wrong Tuesday. The Locksmith Animation and 20th Century Studios film will be out Oct. 22.
The trailer introduces the B-Bot, a personal robot companion in the style of a sentient iPhone. Barney (voice of Jack Dylan Grazer) gets a defective B-Bot, Ron (voice of Zach Galifianakis).
Ron's malfunctions cause hassles for Barney. Ron keeps calling Barney "Registered Name" when he's supposed to learn Barney's name, and he strangles a chicken in the kitchen.
Other voices include Olivia Colman, Ed Helms, Justice Smith, Rob Delaney, Kylie Cantrall, Ricardo Hurtado, Marcus Scribner, and Thomas Barbusca. Co-director Jean-Philippe Vine was a story artist on Pixar's The Good Dinosaur and Inside Out and directed episodes of Shaun the Sheep.
Vine joins Locksmith co-founder Sarah Smith. Smith co-wrote and co-directed Arthur Christmas and co-executive produced The Pirates! Band of Misfits.
The third co-director is Octavio Rodriguez. His animation credits include the story departments of SpongeBob Squarepants, CatDog, Monsters University, Coco and Incredibles 2. Rodriguez directed episodes of the Captain Underpants TV series.
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