Isla Fisher stars as Maggie, an adorable Australian Shepherd, in the new film “Strays,” which brings an unconventional twist to the talking animal genre, blending family-friendly adventure with humor and fantasy. In the exclusive clip provided by FilmSweep, we see Maggie struggling with neglect from her owner, leading her to lose her sanity. Despite her cute appearance, her owner’s obsession with a tiny Pomeranian leaves Maggie feeling neglected, and she starts to show signs of frustration and instability.
“Strays” promises to be a crowd-pleasing summer movie, featuring a talented cast including Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx, Isla Fisher, and Randall Park. The film explores themes of toxic relationships and the power of friendship among these talking dogs who, unlike typical family-friendly animal movies, exhibit human-like behavior such as cursing, taking drugs, getting drunk, and taking matters into their own paws.
The heartwarming story centers around Reggie, a hopeful Border Terrier played by Will Ferrell, who experiences heartbreak when his owner abandons him on the city streets. Reggie’s encounter with Bug, a free-spirited Boston Terrier portrayed by Jamie Foxx, leads to an unlikely friendship that helps Reggie realize the truth about his toxic relationship with his former owner.
With a compelling script and a talented ensemble, “Strays” is set to be a heartwarming and entertaining film. The movie premieres on August 18 in theaters, showcasing the emotional journey of these four-legged heroes and the lessons they learn about friendship, independence, and facing adversity.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Talking animal movies
What is “Strays” about?
“Strays” is a family-friendly talking animal movie that blends adventure, humor, and fantasy. It follows the heartwarming journey of Reggie, a hopeful Border Terrier played by Will Ferrell, who faces betrayal when his owner abandons him on the city streets. Through an unlikely friendship with Bug, a free-spirited Boston Terrier portrayed by Jamie Foxx, Reggie begins to see the truth about his toxic relationship with his former owner.
Who stars in “Strays”?
The film features a star-studded cast including Will Ferrell, Jamie Foxx, Isla Fisher, and Randall Park. Isla Fisher plays Maggie, an adorable but deranged Australian Shepherd struggling with neglect from her owner.
What makes “Strays” different from other talking animal movies?
Unlike typical family-friendly animal films, “Strays” takes a unique approach by showcasing the dogs cursing, taking drugs, getting drunk, and displaying human-like behavior. The movie offers a blend of heartwarming moments, comedy, and exploration of toxic relationships and friendship.
When does “Strays” premiere?
“Strays” is set to premiere on August 18 in theaters, offering audiences a delightful summer film experience.
Who are the creators behind “Strays”?
The film was written by Dan Perrault and directed by Josh Greenbaum. Producers include Dan Perrault, Phil Lord, and Chris Miller, known for their work on projects like “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,” “Cocaine Bear,” and “The Lego Movie.”