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The characters in the upcoming The Smurfs movie will be played by an all-star cast. We know that Jonathan Winters is voicing Papa Smurf, Katy Perry will provide the Smurfette's vocals, George Lopez will perform Grouchy, and Alan Cumming will voice an all-new character, Gutsy Smurf. Quentin Tarantino was in talks to play Brainy but that apparently won't be happening now.
A few characters will be live and not cartoon, similar to the Alvin and the Chipmunks movies. Hank Azaria will play a live Gargamel, Neil Patrick Harris will appear as Johan, an expectant father, and Jayma Mays will play his pregnant wife.
But, what about the original cartoon voices? Some of the best talent in the business provided the voices -- names like Don Messick, Lucille Bliss, Frank Welker, Danny Goldman, June Foray, Michael Bell, William Callaway, Hamilton Camp, Alan Oppenheimer, Alan Young, and »
After languishing in development for many years, it looks like The Smurfs movie is finally being made.
If you're a child of the 1980s, you remember that The Smurfs TV show ran on NBC for an amazing eight seasons. The series follows the small blue creatures as they try to live in harmony and keep the location of their village a secret from evil wizard Gargamel and his nasty feline, Azrael.
The cast is a veritable who's-who of voice talent with actors like Don Messick, Lucille Bliss, Frank Welker, Danny Goldman, June Foray, Michael Bell, William Callaway, Hamilton Camp, Alan Oppenheimer, Alan Young, and Paul Winchell.
A live-action/CGI feature film of The Smurfs has been in the works for nearly a decade. In 2008, Columbia Pictures acquired the film rights and partnered with Sony Pictures Animation. In July 2009, Raja »
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