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The Wild Robot

From DreamWorks Animation comes a new adaptation of the literary sensation, Peter Brown’s beloved, award-winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, The Wild Robot. This epic adventure follows the journey of a robot—ROZZUM unit 7134, “Roz” for short—who is shipwrecked on an uninhabited island and must learn to adapt to the harsh surroundings. Gradually, Roz builds relationships with the island’s animals and becomes the adoptive parent of an orphaned gosling.

A Tale of Self-Discovery and Connection

The Wild Robot is a powerful story about the discovery of self, a thrilling examination of the bridge between technology and nature, and a moving exploration of what it means to be alive and connected to all living things. Written and directed by three-time Oscar® nominee Chris Sanders—the writer-director of How to Train Your Dragon, The Croods, and Lilo & Stitch—the film promises to captivate audiences of all ages. Produced by Jeff Hermann, known for his work on The Boss Baby 2: Family Business and the Kung Fu Panda franchise, the film is set to be a visual and emotional treat.


The Wild Robot boasts an impressive voice cast, featuring some of the most celebrated talents in Hollywood:

  • Lupita Nyong’o as Roz, the robot. Nyong’o, an Academy Award® winner, is known for her roles in Us and The Black Panther franchise.
  • Pedro Pascal as Fink, the fox. Pascal, an Emmy and Golden Globe nominee, has captivated audiences in The Last of Us and The Mandalorian.
  • Catherine O’Hara as Pinktail, the opossum. The Emmy winner is beloved for her performances in Schitt’s Creek and Best in Show.
  • Bill Nighy as Longneck, the goose. The Oscar® nominee has charmed viewers in Living and Love Actually.
  • Kit Connor as Brightbill, the gosling. Connor is known for his roles in Heartstopper and Rocketman.
  • Stephanie Hsu as Vontra, a robot intersecting Roz’s life. Hsu, an Oscar® nominee, starred in Everything Everywhere All at Once and this summer’s The Fall Guy.

The film also features the voice talents of pop-culture icon Mark Hamill, Emmy winner Matt Berry, and Golden Globe winner Ving Rhames.

The Legacy of The Wild Robot

Peter Brown’s The Wild Robot, an illustrated middle-grade novel first published in 2016, became a phenomenon, rocketing to #1 on the New York Times bestseller list. The book has since inspired a trilogy, including The Wild Robot Escapes and The Wild Robot Protects. Brown’s work on the Wild Robot series and his other bestselling books have earned him numerous accolades, including a Caldecott Honor, a Horn Book Award, and two E.B. White Awards.

As The Wild Robot prepares to make its cinematic debut, fans of the book series and newcomers alike are invited to experience this extraordinary journey. Mark your calendars for September 27 and get ready to be swept away by Roz’s heartwarming adventure.

About The Wild Robot

The Wild Robot

Release Date: September 27, 2024
Based on: The Wild Robot novel by Peter Brown
Written and directed by: Chris Sanders
Producer: Jeff Hermann
Genre: Animated Drama
Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Pedro Pascal, Catherine O’Hara, Bill Nighy, Kit Connor and Stephanie Hsu, with Mark Hamill, Matt Berry, Ving Rhames

The epic adventure follows the journey of a robot—ROZZUM unit 7134, “Roz” for short — that is shipwrecked on an uninhabited island and must learn to adapt to the harsh surroundings, gradually building relationships with the animals on the island and becoming the adoptive parent of an orphaned gosling. 

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