Abominable (2019) : Chloe Bennet and the ‘Abominable’ Team Reveal the Scene Where They Put the Script Aside.If you’re not sold on DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio’s upcoming animated feature Abominable, we’ve got what could be the game changer right here.
After the film celebrated its world premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival, writer-director Jill Culton and stars Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai and Tenzing Norgay Trainor swung by the Collider Lounge for an interview, and their enthusiasm and passion for the project is incredibly infectious.
With:Chloe Bennet, Sarah Paulson, Tenzing Norgay Trainor,
Release Date: Sep 27, 2019
Rated PG Running time: 97 MIN.
Bennet leads the voice cast as Yi, a teenager who crosses paths with a young Yeti she dubs Everest. With the help of her friend Jin (Trainor) and his cousin Peng (Tsai), Yi sets out on an epic journey to reunite Everest with his family. Along the way they must steer clear of Burnish (voiced by Eddie Izzard), a wealthy financier hellbent on capturing Everest.
However, director Jill Culton adds unique touches to the formula including frequently stunning animation and goofy diversions of all stripe, along with at least two worrying soundtrack choices (kids like Coldplay?). The winning, warm nature of this China-set family film can’t be denied, and for all its predictable elements, “Abominable” is still well worth the trip.
“Abominable” has a checklist of moral lessons it aims to impart: love your family,
During our chat with the team behind the movie, they highlight the highly collaborative nature of the project and what surprised them most about voicing characters in an animated feature. In addition to that, the group also plays a round of “Collider’s Most Memorable,” discussing favorite foods, unusual wrap gifts, and the one scene from Abominable that might go down as the most memorable scene they’ve ever done. You can hear about it all for yourself using the video player at the top of this article!
nordstrom-supper-suite-tiff-2019We also need to send a big thank you to our presenting sponsor Nordstrom Canada and supporting partners Marriott Bonvoy and Ciroc Vodka for supporting the Collider Lounge at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival and helping to make these interviews happen.