The new “Tom And Jerry” a live-action-animated slapstick comedy film based on the characters of the same name created by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, gets a release date. Helmed by Tim Story, the film will have theatrical release and stream exclusively on HBO from 26th February.
The film is written by Kevin Costello and stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Colin Jost, Rob Delaney, and Ken Jeong in live-action roles, while the voices of the titular characters are provided by Hanna, Mel Blanc and June Foray, via archival recordings, alongside Frank Welker.
The official handle of Tom And Jerry confirmed the release date on social media. It said, “Tom and Jerry star in a major commotion picture – see their movie in theaters and streaming exclusively on HBO Max February 26. #TomAndJerryMovie”
The film's story follows Jerry taking up residence in a fancy hotel with Tom hired to keep him from ruining an important wedding, until they have to put their differences aside to face against a staffer antagonizing the two.
Tom & Jerry is set to be theatrically in the United States on February 26, 2021, with a one-month simultaneous streaming release on HBO Max.