28 August 2012 6:55 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

On Wednesday, "The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure" opens in theaters nationwide. The brainchild of Kenn Viselman, the man behind the Americanization of popular children's programs "Teletubbies" and "Thomas & Friends," the movie features bulbous-headed creatures, an interactive component that encourages children to sing and dance, and Chazz Palminteri. Also starring in "Oogieloves" is certifiable acting legend Cloris Leachman, best known for her roles in classics like "Young Frankenstein" and "The Last Picture Show." Moviefone spoke with a very candid (and carefree) Leachman about being a part of the "Oogieloves" project, whether or not movies like this expand her already considerable fan base, and what it was like working with both Mel Brooks and Peter Bogdanovich. How did you get involved with the project? I never know the answer to that. I just get a call. Did you want to do it for a specific reason? Well, I get to »

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