I was invited as press to cover the #ZootopiaEvent. All opinions are my own.
Jason Bateman was in Orlando last week! It seemed only fitting to have the Zootopia cast visit the local theme parks, including Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom for coverage of their latest film. While Ginnifer Goodwin voices the optimistic Judy Hopps in the film, she is very close to her due date and couldn’t make the flight out. Thanks to technology, we were to speak with her for a few minutes via webcam. Our group of local bloggers also had the pleasure of sitting down with Jason to talk about his voice role as Nick Wilde in the movie.
The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together—a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when rookie Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde, to solve the mystery. Shakira voices a gazelle and performs a song for the film as well. [Read more…]