Rihanna, Jim Parsons Cast in DreamWorks' "Happy Smekday!" Slated for Q4 2014
The Hollywood Reporter has announced the casting of Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) and singer/actor Rihanna as the leads of Happy Smekday!, an upcoming feature film from DreamWorks scheduled for release in the fourth-quarter of 2014. The movie is based on Adam Rex’s book The True Meaning of Smekday, where a friendly alien race has invaded the Earth, and a young human girl and an alien on a road trip have to save the world from a second, more hostile alien race. Tim Johnson (Antz, Over the Hedge) was named as director, with a script by Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember (Get Smart). Chris Jenkins and Suzanne Buirgy are producers.