The official Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank teaser has been released by Paramount Pictures for the forthcoming martial arts animated comedy starring Michael Cera and Samuel L. Jackson. The film is slated to swoop into cinemas on July 15.
The trailer, as you can see below, revolves around Cera’s title character as he obtains samurai training from Jackson’s Jimbo in order to become the hero of a village full of cats.
Michael Cera will lend his voice for Hank, Samuel L. Jackson will voice Jimbo, Michelle Yeoh will voice Yuki, Ricky Gervais will voice Ika Chu, Djimon Hounsou will voice Sumo, George Takei will voice Ohga, Mel Brooks will voice Shogun, Gabriel Iglesias will voice Chuck, and Aasif Mandvi will voice Ichiro. Additionally, Kylie Kuioka and Cathy Shim are also on board.
Rob Minkoff and Mark Koetsier will helm the film from a script by Ed Stone and Nate Hopper, which is partially inspired by Mel Brooks’ 1974 comedy Blazing Saddles.
Take a look at the Paws of Fury trailer below: