DreamWorks and Universal Pictures have unveiled a poster and trailer for the animated action-comedy The villains. Based on the New York Times bestselling book series by Aaron Blabey, the film follows an infamous team of criminals as they attempt their most difficult con to date – becoming model citizens to save themselves from prison. for life ; discover them here…
There have never been five friends as infamous as The Bad Guys – dashing pickpocket Mr. Wolf (Academy Award® winner Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Mo.), all-around cracker Mr. Snake (Marc Maron, GLOW), Mr. Shark (Craig Robinson, Hot Tub Time Machine franchise), short-fuse “muscle” Mr. Piranha (Anthony Ramos, In the Heights) and sharp-tongued expert hacker Ms. Tarantula (Awkwafina, Crazy Rich Asians), aka “Webs”.
But when, after years of countless burglaries and being the world’s most wanted villains, the gang is finally caught, Mr. Wolf negotiates a deal (which he has no intention of keeping) for the save them all from prison: the bad guys will be fine.
Under the tutelage of their mentor, Professor Marmalade (Richard Ayoade, Paddington 2), an arrogant (but lovable!) guinea pig, the villains set out to deceive the world that they’ve been transformed. Along the way, however, Mr. Wolf begins to suspect that doing good for real may give him what he’s always secretly desired: acceptance. So when a new villain threatens the town, can Mr. Wolf persuade the rest of the gang to become…The Good Guys?
The film features the voice talents of Sam Rockwell, Marc Maron, Craig Robinson, Anthony Ramos, Awkwafina, Richard Ayoade, Zazie Beetz, Lilly Singh and Alex Borstein.
The Bad Guys hits theaters on April 22.