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GKids Adds Giamatti, Sarandon and J.K. Simmons To Cast of “April And The Extrordinary World”

GKids Adds Giamatti, Sarandon and J.K. Simmons To Cast of "April And The Extrordinary World"

GKIDS has announced the English voice cast for April And The Extrordinary World, the highly anticipated latest feature from filmmakers Christian Desmares & Franck Ekinci. 

The English voice cast now includes Paul Giamatti, Tony Hale, Susan Sarandon and J.K. Simmons. The original French language voice cast includes Marion Cotillard as “April”.  A full breakdown of the English and French language casts can be found below. Both the English and French versions will play stateside when the film opens in New York on March 25th at IFC Center, and in Los Angeles at the Nuart Theater on April 1st.  National expansion follows on April 8th.

Here is the original French language trailer:

April And The Extrordinary World, which won Best Feature Film at the prestigious 2015 Annecy International Animation Festival,  is a riveting sci-fi adventure  which takes place in an alternate steampunk world. Set in Paris in 1941, the film follows a family of scientists on the brink of discovering a powerful longevity serum. All of a sudden a mysterious force abducts them, leaving their young daughter April behind. Ten years later, April lives alone with her cat, Darwin, and carries on her family’s research in secret. But she soon finds herself at the center of a shadowy and far-reaching conspiracy, and on the run from government agents, bicycle-powered dirigibles and cyborg rat spies.


Paul Giamatti – Pizoni

Tony Hale – Darwin

Susan Sarandon – Chimène

J.K. Simmons – Rodrigue

Angela Galuppo – April

Tod Fennell – Julius

Tony Robinow – Pops

Mark Camacho – Paul

Macha Grenon – Annette



Marion Cotillard – April

Marc-André Grondin – Julius

Philippe Katerine – Darwin

Jean Rochefort – Pops

Bouli Lanners – Pizoni

Olivier Gourmet – Paul

Macha Grenon – Annette

Benoit Brière – Rodrigue

Anne Coesens – Chimène

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