Movie Preview: Hop (2011)
Hop is an upcoming live-action & computer–animated feature film from Universal Studios and Illumination Entertainment and will be released in theaters on April 1, 2011 across the United States and in the United Kingdom. It will be directed by “Alvin and the Chipmunks” director Tim Hill, and stars Hugh Laurie, James Marsden, Kaley Cuoco, Chelsea Handler, Elizabeth Perkins, with David Hasselhoff as Himself and Russell Brand as Easter Bunny.
The movie tells of E.B. (Russell Brand), the teenage son of the Easter Bunny who, on the eve of taking over the family business, leaves home for Hollywood to pursue his dream of becoming a drummer, and is hit by Fred O’Hare (James Marsden) an out of work slacker who was driving home. Feigning injury, E.B. manipulates Fred to take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world’s worst house guest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up, as Fred is pressed to partner with E.B. to save Easter.
- Hugh Laurie as Joel O’Hare, Fred’s father
- James Marsden as Fred O’Hare
- Kaley Cuoco as Samantha O’Hare, Fred’s sister.
- Elizabeth Perkins as Lily Bunny, Fred’s female counterpart.
- Chelsea Handler as Mrs. Beck
- David Hasselhoff as Himself
- Russell Brand as Easter Bunny/E.B.
- Andrew W.K. as Craig Bunny, Fred’s male counterpart.
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