Star-studded animated film Luck gets August release date on Apple TV+

Star-studded animated film Luck gets August release date on Apple TV+

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‘Luck’ is coming to Apple TV+.
Luck, coming to Apple TV+, takes a trip to a world of good and bad luck to discover there are more powerful things than luck.
Photo: Apple/Skydance Animation

Skydance Animation’s Luck will be the second full-length animated film on Apple TV+ when it premieres in August 2022. The story of the unluckiest person in the world will feature the voices of Jane Fonda, Whoopi Goldberg and other stars.

While the release date and additional details on the film were revealed Wednesday, there is as yet no trailer.

Apple TV+ gets Lucky

Luck tells the story of Sam Greenfield, the unluckiest person in the world. When she discovers the never-before-seen Land of Luck, Sam must unite with the magical creatures there to turn her luck around.

Eva Noblezada (Hadestown, Miss Saigon, Yellow Rose) provides the voice for Sam, and Simon Pegg (Mission: Impossible, Ice Age, Star Trek Beyond) voices Bob, a lucky black cat who aids in the adventure.

Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner Whoopi Goldberg plays the head of security for the Land of Luck, while two-time Academy Award winner Jane Fonda voices a dragon who’s CEO of Good Luck. Other stars adding their voices to Luck include John Ratzenberger, Eva Noblezada, Flula Borg, Lil Rel Howery, Colin O’Donoghue and Adelynn Spoon.

The screenplay is by Kiel Murray (Raya and the Last Dragon, Cars 3, Cars), Jon Aibel and Glenn Berger (Kung Fu Panda 2, Trolls).

Luck is set to debut globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, August 5.

‘Luck’ will debut globally Friday, August 5 on Apple TV+.
We’ll have to wait until late summer for Luck on Apple TV+.
Photo: Apple TV+/Skydance Animation

More animation coming to Apple’s streaming service

Luck is only the first production from a partnership between Apple TV+ and Skydance Animation. Other upcoming titles include the film Spellbound, and the series The Search for WondLa. Apple promises that several more animated feature films and television series are yet to be announced.

Watching any of these comes with a $4.99-per-month subscription to Apple’s streaming service.

Source: Apple TV+