New Trailer for HOP

     March 21, 2011

Universal has released another trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s (Despicable Me) Easter-centered Hop has been released. The film tells the story of the young Easter-bunny-to-be, voiced by Russell Brand, who doesn’t want to take the job and spend his life delivering candy to kids, and eventually ends up in the care of a slacker played by James Marsden . Some clips from the film were released a couple of weeks ago as well.

Hit the jump to check out the trailer. Hop also stars (or features the voice of) Kaley Cuoco, Gary Cole, Elizabeth Perkins, David Hasselhoff, Chelsea Handler, Hank Azaria and Hugh Laurie. The film hits theaters on April 1st.

Here’s the trailer for Hop:

Here’s the official synopsis for Hop:

Blending state of the art animation with live action, Hop is a comedy about E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand), the teenage son of the Easter Bunny.  On the eve of taking over the family business, E.B. leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream of becoming a drummer.  He encounters Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals, who accidentally hits E.B. with his car.  Feigning injury, E.B. manipulates Fred into providing him shelter, and Fred finds himself with the world’s worst houseguest.

The film is helmed by Tim Hill, director of the blockbuster Alvin and the Chipmunks and produced by Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment (Despicable Me)



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