Fans worldwide were delighted when they heard the news that Captain Underpants — one of the most controversial children's book series of all time — was finally going to be adapted for the big screen. As the poster was released and the voice cast was revealed, the anticipation for the film grew, until the first trailer for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie was finally released today!
Introduced by Ed Helms and Kevin Hart (the voices of Mr. Krupp/Captain Underpants and George Beard), the first trailer will bring the pages of Captain Underpants to life before your very eyes. Ready to go back to your childhood? Check it out:
How great was that?! Let's take a quick look through at some of the best bits again:
Harold and George in animated form!
From Harold's boofy hair to George's tie, they look perfect.
The boys' making comics
Let's face it, it'd be a travesty if we didn't see the pair making their homemade comics in the film.
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That first "Tra-La-Laaa!"
Music to our ears!
Voiced by Nick Kroll, the villainous Professor Poopypants looks just like the version from the book series.
Read the synopsis for Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie below:
Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin Hart and Ed Helms, DreamWorks Animation brings audiences the long-awaited global movie event, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie. This raucously subversive comedy for the entire family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie flies into theaters on June 2, 2017