Grammy Award winner Meghan Trainor will be contributing a song to the soundtrack of Smurfs: The Lost Village. Trainor wrote “I’m a Lady” specifically for the film and will performing it on the soundtrack. According to Sony Pictures Animation, Trainor’s “I’m a Lady” will be released in 2017 prior to the film’s April 7, 2017 theatrical release. And during an interview at the KIIS FM 2016 Jingle Ball, Trainor described the song as “an upbeat, love yourself, woman anthem.”
“I love the Smurfs and was honored when they asked me to write a song for this new movie. I was especially excited – I wrote the whole thing in one evening!” said Trainor.
The new Smurfs film reboots the franchise, taking out the live-action element and sticking with just animation. Smurfs: The Lost Village is directed by Kelly Asbury from a script by Stacey Harman and Pamela Ribon. The voice cast includes Demi Lovato as Smurfette, Rainn Wilson as Gargamel, Joe Manganiello as Hefty Smurf, Jack McBrayer as Clumsy Smurf, Danny Pudi as Brainy Smurf, and Mandy Patinkin as Papa Smurf.
The Plot: In this fully animated, fresh new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history!