Oh, who are we kidding. I grew up on the Smurfs. Or at least, I know them from my childhood. Was never that big of a fan, but, you know, there’s a little bit of nostalgia there. Don’t know if this movie is going to kill it for good, but there’s a very good chance it could end up being decent if this theatrical trailer is to be believed. Or at least, not as smurfing smurf as I had originally thought. If you’ll pardon my language.
When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours — in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.
Starring Jayma Mays, Neil Patrick Harris, Katy Perry, Sofía Vergara, Anton Yelchin, Hank Azaria, Alan Cumming, B.J. Novak, Paul Reubens, George Lopez, Jonathan Winters, Fred Armisen, Kenan Thompson, John Oliver, Adam Wylie, Jeff Foxworthy and directed by Raja Gosnell.
Smurfing you July 29, 2011.
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