A24 has the first trailer for Marcel the shell with shoes on, a film adaptation of the YouTube viral series of the same name. If you are not among the millions of people who have watched the short films (the first entry has over 32 million views), they were co-created by zootopia and Clear child actor Jenny Slate. In the new film, Slate returns to voice the titular Marcel, an anthropomorphic seashell, in search of their family. In addition to Slate, Rosa Salazar, Thomas Mann and series and film director Dean Fleischer-Camp also star. The film also features cameos from the likes of Conan O’Brien and Lesley Stahl.
A viral YouTube series over a decade old may seem unusual source material for a feature film, but A24 is no stranger to supporting such films. Last year, the company released a movie inspired by a † Marcel the shell with shoes on arrives in US cinemas on June 24.
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