Toonzone participated in a press conference at the San Diego Comic-Con 2013 for the upcoming animated feature, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. In attendance were Cody Cameron (Co-Director), Kris Pearn(Co-Director), Bill Hader (Voice of Flint Lockwood), Anna Faris (Voice of Sam Sparks) and Terry Crews (Voice of Earl Devereaux). Questions asked included:
- For the Directors: What are some of the pitfalls you tried to avoid going into this sequel?
- For the Directors: Are there any characters that changed from the first film?
- For the Directors: How did you come up with the designs of the food creatures?
- For Bill Hader: Where were you and what was your reaction to finding out about your Emmy nomination for SNL? Are there any regrets to leaving SNL?
- For the Directors: How much has the technology changed in the years since the first film?
- For the Directors: How did this directing opportunity come about and how were you offered the job?
- For the Directors: Has this already made you start thinking about part 3?
- For Terry Crews: How do you navigate the two different worlds of films for adults and those for children?
- For the Directors: What goodies have you included for parents of little children? Is the film just as fun for adults as it is for kids?
- For Terry Crews: What was your reaction when you saw your own action figure?
- For Bill Hader and Anna Faris: How were you able to translate having worked in live-action comedy to working in animation?
- For Bill Hader: What did you have to do in order to get back into Flint Lockwood’s head after being away from him for a few years?
- For All: What are some of the perks of being involved in a franchise? Do you get any neat souvenirs? What influenced the choice of Terry in casting?
In Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Flint Lockwood discovers his invention from the first film, which turns water into food, is still in operation and is now creating food-animal hybrids. Flint and his friends set out on mission to battle tacodiles, shrimpanzees, hippotatomuses, cheespiders and save the world once again. For more information, visit the official Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 website. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 will arrive in theaters on September 27, 2013.