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WRECK IT RALPH 2 (2018): Disney Announces Animated Sequel

Wreck It Ralph 2

Disney announces that it is working on Wreck It Ralph 2. The studio is eyeing a 2018 release date for a sequel to the critically and financially-successful 2012 animated film of the same name.

The company took to Facebook to reveal that the film is set for release on March 9th, 2018. Stars John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman are already confirmed to return to lend their voices to the titular Ralph and his friend Vanellope von Schweetz respectively. Helming the film will be Phil Johnston, who wrote the original film, and Zootopia‘s Rich Moore:

“From the moment we started working on the first ‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ we knew there were so many possibilities with these characters,” said Moore, who has been developing it since shortly after the release of the first film, and while directing this year’s critically-acclaimed hit Zootopia with Byron Howard. “This time, Ralph’s wrecking wreaks havoc on the Web—as only he can do. Characters we loved in the first film are back and we are ecstatic to be working with them—and the actors who voice them—once again.”

“The world of the internet is the perfect place to send Ralph and Vanellope,” said Johnston. “The scope and scale are so vast and the possibilities for comedy are endless.”

“Ralph is a character very near and dear to my heart,” added Reilly. “I’m really looking forward to playing the big lug again. Making the first ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ was one of the most special experiences I’ve ever had and I’m really looking forward to bringing him back to life. So many kids I’ve met all over the world are excited to see him again, too. They tell me all the time!”
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