Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers (film)

Chip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers (film) A hybrid live-action/animated action-comedy. Chip and Dale are living among cartoons and humans in modern-day Los Angeles, but their lives are quite different now. It has been decades since their successful television series was canceled, and Chip has succumbed to a life of suburban domesticity as an insurance salesman. Dale, meanwhile, has had CGI surgery and works the nostalgia convention circuit, desperate to relive his glory days. When a former castmate mysteriously disappears, Chip and Dale must repair their broken friendship and take on their Rescue Rangers detective personas once again to save their friend’s life. Digitally released May 20, 2022, on Disney+. Directed by Akiva Schaffer. Stars KiKi Layn (Ellie), with the voices of John Mulaney (Chip), Andy Samberg (Dale), Will Arnett (Sweet Pete), Eric Bana (Monterey Jack), Flula Borg (DJ Herzogenaurach), Dennis Haysbert (Zipper), Keegan-Michael Key (Frog Co-Worker/Bjornson the Cheesemonger), Tress MacNeille (High-Pitched Chip/Gadget), Tim Robinson (Ugly Sonic), Seth Rogen (Bob the Warrior Viking/Pumbaa/Mantis/B.O.B.), J.K. Simmons (Captain Putty). 97 min. Filmed on location throughout Los Angeles and Southern California. The film features a meta-narrative inspired in part by Who Framed Roger Rabbit, breaking several conventions. The filmmakers also employed a variety of animation styles and techniques, including hand drawn, black and white, Claymation, CG, motion capture, and puppets. Winner of the 2022 Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie.