The Sparticle Mystery Movie is a 2011 computer-animated traditionally live action comedy action fantasy film directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Brad Bird.
The film features the voices of Thomas Horn, Jack Black, Michael J. Fox, Cree Summer, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Wincott, James Garner, Don Novello, David Cross, Kevin Kline, Jacqueline Obradors and Claudia Christian.
The film was based on a TV series of the same name but with animated characters and traditionally hand drawn were done by Ken Duncan and Glen Keane and all of the visual effects were done by Animal Logic who severe a production company. This was released in March 4, 2010 in Film Festival and on demand and in theatres in November.
The film was distributed by Walt Disney Pictures, Scott Free, Walden Media, Nickelodeon Movies and Jerry Bruckheimer Films. The music was composed by Hans Zimmer, John Powell and James Newton Howard.
- Thomas Horn as Hogarth Hughes.
- Jack Black as Po.
- Michael J. Fox as Milo James Thatch.
- Cree Summer as Princess "Kida" Kidagakash.
- Dustin Hoffman as Master Shifu.
- Michael Wincott as Scroop.
- James Garner as Commander Lyle Tiberius Rourke.
- Don Novello as Vicenzo "Vinny" Santorni.
- Kevin Kline as Tulio.
- David Cross as Crane.
- Jacqueline Obradors as Audrey Rocio Ramirez.
- Claudia Christian as Helga.
- Phil Morris as Jousha Sweet.
- Seth Rogen as Mantis.
- Geoffrey Rush as Captain Blackbeard.
- Ian McShane as Tai Lung.
- Jack Davenport as Phil Larresz.
- James Gandolfini as Bill Anderson.
- Jennifer Aniston as Annie Hughes.
- Randall Duk Kim as Master Oogway.
- James Hong as Mr Ping.
- Dan Fogler as Zeng.
- Michelle Yeoh as Soothsayer.
- Rowan Atkinson as Zazu.
- Gerardo Taracena as Middle Eye.
- Dennis Haysbert as Master Ox.
- Jean-Claude Van Damme as Master Croc.
- Sam Neill as General.
- Rupert Everett as Roscoe.
- Micheal Madsen as DeSoto.
- James Earl Jones as Mufasa.
- Kate Hudson as Rosie.
- Richard Carter as Sergant Cortar.
- Betty White as Packard.
- Blake Clark as Cookie.
- Danny McBride as Wolf Boss.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones as Miara.
- Eddie Jemison as Sal.
In 2009, Before the release of G-Force, Disney hired Nickelodeon Movies and Walden Media to product the film. The film was based on a live action TV series in 2011 before the movie was released in November. In January 2010, Haley Bennett will have her own animation debut in the film. In March, five images of the movie release and a trailer will aired on Nickelodeon last November 2009.
In May 2009, Charlize Theron was originally going to voice Helga, but Theron didn't suit her character so Claudia Christian got the role instead in October.
The film was released on March 2010 on demand and the film was released in theatres on April 30, 2010 but it was pushed back to November 18, 2011 to avoid film release dates were Prince of Persia: Sands of Time, Shrek Forever After, Toy Story 3, Alpha and Omega, Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole, Megamind and Yogi Bear.
A 28-minute version of a Super Bowl tv spot was released on May 3, 2010 after the date was pushed back to 2011 before the films release. On September 4, 2010, a trailer for the movie was attached to Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole and Yogi Bear. On March 4, 2011, a second trailer for the movie was attached to Rango and Rio. On April 1, 2011, nine TV spots were aired on Nickelodeon. On May 26 2011, a third trailer for the movie was attached to Kung Fu Panda 2 and Cars 2. On June, July and August, seventeen TV spots were uploaded on YouTube and Nickelodeon. On October 2011, a fourth trailer was attached to Puss in Boots and on the 14th of October, Twenty-five tv spots were aired on Disney Channel and a final trailer was shown on the 21st of October attached to Arthur Christmas.
- USA - January 15, 2010 (Telluride Film Festival).
- Japan - February 5, 2010 (Tokyo International Film Festival).
- Canada - February 14, 2010 (Toronto International Film Festival).
- Switzerland - February 17, 2010 (Hamptons International Film Festival).
- Brazil - March 5, 2010 (Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival).
- USA - March 5, 2010 (on demand).
- Spain - March 10, 2010 (Donostia-San Sebastián International Film Festival).
- UK - March 12, 2010 (London Film Festival).
- USA - March 26, 2010 (New York International Children's Film Festival).
- UK - April 2, 2010 (Edinburgh International Film Festival).
- Ireland - April 2, 2010 (Cork International Film Festival).
- Argentina - April 7, 2010 (Mar del Plata Film Festival).
- France - April 14, 2010 (France subtitles).
- USA - May 7, 2010 (Sundance Film Festival).
- Canada - May 14, 2010 (Fantasia International Film Festival).
- USA - May 28, 2010 (Stanley Film Featival).
- Italy - June 4, 2010 (Nantucket Film Festival).