Disney•Pixar’s new trailer for the animated sequel Incredibles 2 shows Elastigirl (voiced by Holly Hunter) has been selected to represent “Supers.” Meanwhile, Bob (voiced by Craig T. Nelson) plays stay-at-home dad and babysits Jack-Jack who has an incredible array of super powers.
The voice cast also includes Huck Milner as Dash, Sarah Vowell as Violet, and Samuel L. Jackson as Frozone. Brad Bird voices Edna Mode, Bob Odenkirk is Winston Deavor, Catherine Keener is Evelyn Deaver, Sophia Bush voices Voyd, and Isabella Rossellini provides the voice of Ambassador.
The Incredibles director Brad Bird (Iron Giant, Ratatouille) returned to direct the 2018 sequel. Bird also wrote the screenplay and John Walker (The Incredibles, Tomorrowland) and Nicole Grindle (Sanjay’s Super Team, Toy Story 3 associate producer) produced.
In addition to the trailer, Disney•Pixar released a new photo from the much-anticipated family-friendly film.
Incredibles 2 is set to open in theaters on June 15, 2018. The original film was released on November 5, 2004 and rang up $70 million over its opening weekend, domestically. The PG-rated animated superhero film grossed $633 million worldwide over its theatrical run. The Incredibles won two Oscars: Best Achievement in Sound Editing and Best Animated Feature Film. It was nominated for two additional Oscars: Best Original Screenplay and Best Achievement in Sound Mixing.
The Plot: In Incredibles 2, Helen (Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob (Nelson) navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet (Vowell), Dash (Milner) and baby Jack-Jack—whose superpowers are about to be discovered. Their mission is derailed, however, when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything. But the Parrs don’t shy away from a challenge, especially with Frozone (Jackson) by their side. That’s what makes this family so Incredible.