Author(s): Ramin Zahed
From DreamWorks Animation comes a movie event based on the global sensation and best-selling book series by Dav Pilkey, Captain Underpants. This comedy for the entire family tells the story of 2 pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. The movie stars the voice talents of Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll and many more
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is released in the US on 2 June 2017. The movie features the voices of Ed Helms as Mr. Krupp/Captain Underpants, Kevin Hart as George Beard, Thomas Middleditch as Harold Hutchins, Nick Kroll as villain Professor Poopypants, and Jordan Peele as Melvin. A hardback filled with a rich selection of concept art, character backgrounds, design inspirations and interviews with key members of the creative team who created this outrageous comedy filled with adventure, thrills and laughs. With over 70 million books in print and translated into over 25 languages, the original best-selling book series has been entertaining audiences for nearly 20 years with its 12 books released to date.
Editor in chief of Animation Magazine, and former senior editor at Daily Variety, Zahed has been covering the entertainment industry for over 15 years. As well as writing The Art of The Iron Giant, Home, The Little Prince, Rise of the Guardians, Puss in Boots and The Art of DreamWorks Animation, Zahed has written for the Los Angeles Times, Hollywood Reporter, LA Weekly and Movieline Magazine on film, animation, vfx and TV.