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Guess what everyone? Air Bud Entertainment (we love that dog and the "buddies" all from Air Bud Entertainment) has a new movie out for us all to enjoy... "Monkey Up" is available for digital download today and will be available on DVD on .
The film is also showing in AMC Theaters .
Read the information below to learn more about. I will be reviewing it soon and will let you know my thoughts!
A hilarious and heartwarming movie for the whole family, MONKEY UP stars ‘Crystal’ the adorable and multi-talented Capuchin monkey that audiences have fallen in love with in dozens of film franchises including The Hangover and Night at the Museum. The exciting new adventure introduces Crystal’s character ‘Monty’ -- the star of Monkey Up energy drink commercials…who dreams of breaking out of advertising to become an A list player on the Hollywood scene.
We’re thrilled to team up with Starlight Children’s Foundation," said Anna McRoberts, President of Air Bud Entertainment. "Our company's mission is to serve children and families and we are proud to support Starlight's critical work in communities around the world," McRoberts added. “Together with many great partners, Air Bud is happy to help Starlight make a difference to so many children and families.”
MONKEY UP marks the first time Crystal the monkey has landed a starring role in a full length feature film. The movie has been rated ‘Family Friendly’ by The Dove Foundation – a recognition awarded to movies, DVDs, made for TV movies and specials, books and other entertainment products that portray and encourage positive values.
Joining MONKEY UP primate-star Crystal, are John Ratzenberger (TV’s Cheers, all Pixar films), David Milchard (YouTube sensation Convos with my 2-Year Old), Danny Woodburn (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2), Erin Allin O’Reilly (Dumb and Dumber to), Jonathan Mangum (House at the end of the Drive) and Skylar Astin (Pitch Perfect 2). Astin is the voice of Crystal in her role as ‘Monty.’ MONKEY UP is directed by Robert Vince. It is written by Robert Vince, Anna McRoberts, Kirsten Hansen and Mary Pocrnic. Produced by Anna McRoberts.
Meet Monty -- a precocious actor, spokesperson and… a talking Capuchin Monkey! He’s the face of the energy drink, ‘Monkey Up,’ but he dreams of becoming the first award-winning monkey movie star. When the greedy owner of Monkey Up has other plans for Monty, the chase is on! He escapes with the help of his new family, the Andrews, and his hilarious primate siblings, Mort, Mooner, and Melody in an uproarious chase that proves Monty really is the ‘fast and the furriest’. Together they help Monty discover that fame and fortune come and go, but family is forever! MONKEY UP is rated ‘PG’ by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and has a suggested retail price of $14.99 (Canada $14.95.)