Nickelodean has released an official trailer of its upcoming made for television movie, Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie. The popular animated series created by Craig Bartlett airs 5 seasons between 1996 and 2004. Hey Arnold! The Movie was released in 2002. The shows centered on a fourth grader by the name of Arnold. He lives with his grandparents in an inner-city boarding house. The story centers around Arnold and his friends daily adventures and encounters navigating through the big city. Bartlett ideas for the show was based on a minor character while he was working on Pee Wee’s Playhouse.
Craig Bartlett returns to executive produce and co write the script along with Joseph Purdy, Lisa Groening and Laura Screebny. The voice cast includes Francesca Marie Smith as Helga and Anndi McAfee as Phoebe, Mason Vale Cotton as Arnold and Benjamin “Lil’ P-Nut” Flores, Jr. as Gerald. Lane Toran (original voice of Arnold) and Jamil Walker Smith (original voice of Gerald) will return as Che and Paulo respectively, and Alfred Molina stars as resident villain, Lasombra. Additional new cast includes Justin Shenkarow as Harold; Olivia Hack as Rhonda; Nika Futterman as Olga; Dan Butler as Mr. Simmons; Dan Castellaneta as Grandpa; Tress MacNeille as Grandma; Antoinette Stella as Stella; Carlos Alazraqui as Eduardo; Dom Irrera as Ernie; Maurice LaMarche as Bob Pataki; Kath Soucie as Miriam; Danielle Judovits as Big Patty; Danny Cooksey as Stoop Kid; Jim Belushi as Coach Wittenberg; and Craig Bartlett as Miles, Gavin Lewis as Eugene; Jet Jurgensmeyer as Stinky; Aiden Lewandowski as Sid; Laya Hayes as Nadine; Nicolas Cantu as Curly; Wally Wingert as Oskar; and Stephen Stanton as Pigeon Man.
Here is the official synopsis for Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie:
Your favorite Football Head is back and is headed for the big screen! Venture along with Arnold, Gerald, Helga, and the rest of the P.S. 118 crew on the field trip of a lifetime! Will Arnold find his parents after all these years? Will Helga finally confess her undying for Arnold? Will your heartstrings be able to handle this flick? Find out all the answers this Thanksgiving weekend on Nickelodeon!
Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie will premiere Thanksgiving Day November 24th on Nickelodean. Check out the official trailer below.