DreamWorks: Happy Smekday! 2014
Just announced that Rihanna has been added to star in the new DreamWorks Animation’s Happy Smekday! which plans hits theater in the fourth quarter of 2014. DreamWorks Happy Smekday is a feature film based on the critically acclaimed book “The True Meaning of Smekday” by Adam Rex. Set to be directed by Tim Johnson and produced by Chris Jenkins and Suzanne Buirgy. In Happy Smekday! an alien race invades Earth and uses it as a hideout from their mortal enemy. When one alien accidentally notifies the enemies of the alien races whereabouts on Earth. He finds himself forced to go on the run with a human teenage girl. The two become unlikely buddies and embark on a comical globe-trotting adventure to right his wrong.
“Adam’s hilarious book is the perfect recipe for a compelling animated feature and we are ecstatic that Jim Parsons and Rihanna will contribute their immense talents to the production,” said Bill Damaschke, DreamWorks Animation’s Chief Creative Officer. “We’re also thrilled that Tim Johnson is back to direct another DreamWorks Animation feature film and show the world just how fun an alien invasion can be!”
“When I read Adam Rex’s remarkable book, I knew it would make an amazing film. I can’t wait to introduce audiences to the unique world and characters of Happy Smekday!” added Tim Johnson.