Go behind-the-scenes of Nickelodeon's brand-new festive TV movie Albert with producer MacGregor Middleton (Random! Cartoons, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Fanboy & Chum Chum, Ni Hao, Kai-Lan), executive producers Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi (The Adventures of Pete & Pete, Nick Environmentals, KaBlam!, Snow Day, Sanjay and Craig), writers Will and Aaron Eisenberg (The Massively Mixed-Up Middle School Mystery), animation director Max Lang (The Gruffalo), and actors Bobby Moynihan (Albert, Saturday Night Live) Rob Riggle (Cactus Pete, 21 Jump Street), Sasheer Zamata (Maisie, SNL) and Judah Friedlander (Gene, 30 Rock) to find out how Nickelodeon's first original animated TV movie was made!:
Additional cast members include the voices of: Cheri Oteri (Saturday Night Live) as a TV news correspondent; Brenna Yde (School of Rock) as Molly, Earth Mama’s granddaughter; John DiMaggio (Adventure Time) as Donny, Molly’s father; and Mary Pat Gleason (Mom) as Earth Mama, the owner and caretaker of the nursery. Albert is directed by Oscar®-nominated Max Lang (The Gruffalo), executive produced by Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi (The Adventures of Pete & Pete), and written by Will and Aaron Eisenberg (The Massively Mixed-Up Middle School Mystery) and Joe Stillman (Shrek). The Eisenbergs are also co-executive producers, and Viscardi serves as Nickelodeon’s SVP, Content Development, Nickelodeon Franchise Properties.
Nickelodeon's brand-new one-hour, CG-animated holiday tale premieres Friday, Dec. 9, at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nick USA!
Fans can visit the Holiday page on Nick.com and the Nick App, along with Nick’s YouTube Channel, to learn more about the movie and its characters. Albert will be available on Nick.com and the Nick App, along with platforms including iTunes, Amazon, Xbox, Google Play, Vudu, Playstation, and Nick On Demand. In addition, an illustrated adaptation by Random House Children’s Books, Albert: The Little Tree With Big Dreams, is currently available.
Additional source: IMDb.
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