Author and illustrator Dav Pilkey’s first Captain Underpants book was published in 1997. The series has grown to 12 books, translated into over 20 languages, with more than 70 million books sold worldwide.
Now the story of Captain Underpants is coming to the big screen. Directed by David Soren, and starring Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, Thomas Middleditch, Jordan Peele and Kristen Schaal, CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE is scheduled to be released on June 2nd, 2017 by 20th Century Fox.
“Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling book series, and boasting an A-list cast of comedy superstars headed by Kevin Hart and Ed Helms, DreamWorks Animation brings audiences the long-awaited global movie event, CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE. This raucously subversive comedy for the entire family tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.”
Check out the first trailer below.