ComingSoon debuts an exclusive The Amazing Maurice clip from Viva Kids’ upcoming animated movie. The film will make its North American debut at Sundance on January 23 and will be released in theaters nationwide on February 3.
“Maurice is a sassy, street-smart cat with a mischievous disposition,” reads the film’s synopsis. “With his band of rats and his pied-piper friend, he travels through the countryside, tricking the villagers with a staged rat strike. All seems well when the gang is looking at a beautiful market town, though they soon realize that something more sinister is going on. The town has been plagued by food-grabbing rats, a pair of criminals, and a mysterious boss at the center of the trouble. Joining forces with the resident narrator and the mayor’s daughter Malicia, Maurice and his friends investigate the disturbance, fight daring battles, and discover the truth about the bad guys. event in town.
See the exclusive The Amazing Maurice clip below:
The Amazing Maurice directed by Toby Genkel from a script written by Academy Award nominee Terry Rossio. It stars Emilia Clarke, Hugh Laurie, and Himesh Patel. The film is based on the novel by Sir Terry Pratchett The Incredible Maurice and His Educated Rodents.