I was able to sit down with Ralph Breaks The Internet Director Rich Moore, Director/Writer Phil Johnston and Producer Clark Spencer and they gave us some behind the scenes look at what it took to make Ralph Breaks The Internet.
How many animated features has Walt Disney Animation Studios created?
Ralph Breaks The Internet is the 57th feature created by Walt Disney Animation Studios. The studios are 95 years old in 2018.
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When does Ralph Breaks The Internet come to theaters?
Ralph Breaks the Internet hits theaters on Nov. 21, 2018.
Will the original voice cast return for Ralph Breaks The Internet?
The original voice talents of John C. Reilly (Ralph), Sarah Silverman (Vanellope von Schweetz) and Jack McBrayer (Felix) are joined by Gal Gadot (Shank), Jane Lynch (Calhoun), Alan Tudyk (KnowsMore ), Ed O’Neill (Mr. Litwak), Taraji P. Henson (Yesss) and a voice cast full of surprises for the Ralph Breaks The Internet movie.
Who is the Yesss character in Ralph Breaks The Internet voiced by Taraji P. Henson?
Yesss, please note the 3 S’s, is an algorithm. She is the heart and soul of the trend making site BuzzTube. If it is cool and trendy, Yesss has discovered it and made it popular. She is always up to date on the trends and can shift her hair and clothes to adjust to change with the trends as trends change, moment by moment. Her jacket is made up of thousands of fiberoptic threads.
What research was done ahead of Ralph Breaks The Internet?
The research team went to 1 Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles. The building that houses the internet connections for all of North America. Miles and miles of wires and servers that will be replicates in Ralph Breaks The Internet.
What is a Netizens and what is a NetUser?
NetUsers are the avatars of real life people. Netizens are the full time citizens of the internet. They work at the websites we visit. They are in charge of helping Net Users find what they are looking for. The Netizens serve up options to NetUsers using sites such as Yelp, Trip Advisor.
Who is the voice of the eBay auctioneer in Ralph Breaks The Internet?
eBay is basically an auction house, and the animators imagineers wanted to get a authentic feel of an auction house. They brought Brian Curless of Pittsfield, Ill. the reigning World Livestock Auctioneer Champion to be the voice of eBay auctioneer. He did a voice test of auctioning off a velvet painting of a sorrowful kitten.
Why are some websites real and some reimagined in Ralph Breaks The Internet?
In Ralph Breaks The Internet you will see many, many websites, apps and other internet tidbits that make up the animated world. The creators wanted actual websites that the viewers knew and loved. But what about copyright? Is Disney violating copyright by including logos or altering names? No. As long as they were represented with respectful way without permission. They did go to Disney Partners and added them to fill out the internet. It was a choice to make the internet feel more real by using places and logos that we, the users know.
Why did Disney show the darker side of the internet in Ralph Breaks The Internet?
Just as they showed the darker side of animals in Zootopia, they wanted to show both sides of the internet in Ralph Breaks The Internet. The Internet is not 100% good or 100% bad. Ralph is just as susceptible to the bad of the internet just like the rest of us are.
Wreck-It Ralph Fun Facts:
- When “Wreck-It Ralph” opened on Nov. 2, 2012, it turned in the highest opening weekend ever for a Walt Disney Animation Studios film at the time of release.
- “Wreck-It Ralph” won the PGA Award for outstanding producer of an animated theatrical motion picture as well as five Annie Awards, including best animated feature, director, screenplay and actor. The film was named best animated feature by the Broadcast Film Critics Association, earned outstanding achievement in casting for an animated feature by the Casting Society of America, and won the Kids’ Choice Award for favorite animated movie. The film was also nominated for an Oscar® and Golden Globe® for best animated feature.
- The film re-teams the original director, producer and co-writer behind “Wreck-It Ralph.” The screenplay is written by Phil Johnston and Pamela Ribon. • Director Rich Moore, producer Clark Spencer, and co-writer Phil Johnston partnered with fellow director Byron Howard and co-writer/co-director Jared Bush to create the Academy Award®-winning blockbuster animated feature “Zootopia.