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DreamWorks Animation “Turbo” Races into Theaters July 19, 2013
March 3, 2013 Entertainment

“Slow and steady wins the race,” right?  At least that’s always been my mantra as a long, slow, distance runner.  However, it may also be the mantra of the unlikely hero in DreamWorks Animation “Turbo” – opening July 19, 2013.  “Turbo” is the story of a garden snail (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) with an impossible dream: to win the Indy 500.  This post will have all the official information from DreamWorks Animation regarding “Turbo,” starring Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Pena, Luis Guzmán, Bill Hader, Richard Jenkins, Ken Jeong, Michelle Rodriguez, Maya Rudolph, Ben Schwartz, Kurtwood Smith, Snoop Lion and Samuel L. Jackson.  Continue reading for more news, images, and trailers.

Update July 15, 2013

George Gensler provides a spoiler-free review of “Turbo” – There is No Dream to Big or Dreamer too Small.  Click here to read George’s review.

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"Gentlemen (and lady) snails, start your engines!" © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

 

Update June 18, 2013

Snoop Dogg (Smoove Move) performs “Let the Bass Go” at LA Live during the TURBO press day events.  Meet Smoove Move in the clip below along with the rest of the “Snail Crew.”

TURBO's Smoove Move played by Snoop Dogg

TURBO's Smoove Move played by Snoop Dogg © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Update June 12, 2013

New poster released for “Turbo” – He’s Fast, They’re Furious

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Update May 24, 2013

Indy 500 featurette released for “Turbo;” in the spot spotlights 3X Indy 500 winner (and defending champion) Dario Franchitti and 1969 winner Mario Andretti talk about how DreamWorks Animation recreated the Indy Car experience on film.

In these images released for “Turbo,” Taco truck proprietor and snail racing enthusiast Tito (Michael Pena) makes fast friends with the turbo-charged snail Turbo (Ryan Reynolds).

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Behind-the-scenes look at actor Michael Pena voicing the character Tito.

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TURBO © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

 

Update March 21, 2013

Second trailer released for DreamWorks Animation “Turbo”

Update March 11, 2013

Teaser poster released for “Turbo” – Slo. No. Mo.

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Original Article from March 3 follows below…

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From the makers of “Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda,” “Turbo” is a high-velocity 3D comedy about an underdog snail who kicks into overdrive when he miraculously attains the power of super-speed.

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Turbo (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Turbo (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) "races" to the makeshift finish line. © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Turbo surveys the high-speed landscape before him, not knowing his own life is about to be "Turbo-Charged". © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

After making fast friends with a crew of streetwise, tricked-out es-car-goes, Turbo learns that no one succeeds on their own.  So he puts his heart and shell on the line to help his pals achieve their dreams, before Turbo-charging his own impossible dream: winning the Indy 500.

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Turbo (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) basks in the televised image of his idol, race car driver Guy Gagne. © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Chet (left, voiced by Paul Giamatti) is the older brother - and voice of reason - to Turbo (Ryan Reynolds). © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Turbo (center, voiced by Ryan Reynolds) makes some fast friends who become his trusted pit crew. © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Turbo (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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Turbo (voiced by Ryan Reynolds) © 2013 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

 

“Turbo” will be released on July 19, 2013.  When a freak accident gives Turbo extraordinary speed, he sets out to try to make this dream come true.  It is based on an original idea by David Soren (“Merry Madagascar”), who is directing the film.  “Turbo” is produced by Lisa Stewart (“Monsters vs. Aliens”).  Soren is also writing the script with Robert Siegel (“The Wrestler”) and Darren Lemke (“Shrek Forever After”).

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