Fans got an early look at the big-screen, CGI adaptation of the “Ratchet & Clank” video game series this weekend during WonderCon 2016 in Los Angeles, as a pair of clips from the upcoming Gramercy Pictures film were released.
The “Ratchet & Crank” movie, which is based on the first installment of the stalwart Playstation franchise, sees original video game voice cast James Arnold Taylor and David Kaye reprising their respective titular roles, and was largely developed by Insomniac Games, the studio responsible for the game series. Taylor voices Ratchet, a cat-like “Lombax” mechanic who, in the first clip, discovers a partially non-defective robot amidst burning wreckage. “Clank,” as he dubs him, is voiced by Kaye, and the two unite to save the galaxy from the with-names-like-these-who-could’ve-guessed-they-were-villainous Chairman Drek and the Blarg. Watch the previews below.
Also starring Paul Giamatti, John Goodman Rosario Dawson, Bella Thorne, Jim Ward, and Sylvester Stallone, “Ratchet & Clank” is being helmed by 2007’s “TMNT” writer/director Kevin Munroe, and is due in theaters April 29.