CULVER CITY, Calif., December 5, 2016 – "I’m a Lady," a new song from the multi-platinum reigning Grammy Awards Best New Artist Meghan Trainor, will be featured in Sony Pictures Animation’s Smurfs: The Lost Village. The song is performed & written by Meghan Trainor and produced by Martin Rene, Monsters & Strangers and Meghan Trainor.
Fans will be able to hear the song in the new year, in advance of the film’s debut in U.S. theaters on April 7, 2017.
on the announcement, Trainor said, "I love the Smurfs and was honored
when they asked me to write a song for this new movie. I was so
excited–I wrote the whole thing in one evening!"
In this fully
animated, fresh new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette
and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and
thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical
creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard
Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and
danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the
biggest secret in Smurf history! Directed by Kelly Asbury, the film is
written by Stacey Harman and Pamela Ribon, based on the characters and
works of Peyo. Produced by Jordan Kerner and Mary Ellen Bauder Andrews,
the film features the voices of Demi Lovato as Smurfette, Rainn Wilson
as Gargamel, Joe Manganiello as Hefty Smurf, Jack McBrayer as Clumsy
Smurf, Danny Pudi as Brainy Smurf, with Mandy Patinkin as Papa Smurf.
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ABOUT SONY PICTURES ANIMATION
Pictures Animation produces a variety of animated and family
entertainment for audiences around the world. The studio is following
its worldwide comedy hits—the record-breaking monster comedies Hotel Transylvania and Hotel Transylvania 2, the hybrid live action/animated blockbusters The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2, and the mouth-watering Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs movies—with the fully animated reboot Smurfs: The Lost Village in April 2017; a surprising and comic take at the secret world inside our phones with EmojiMovie: Express Yourself in August 2017; the inspirational The Star in November 2017; Hotel Transylvania 3 in September 2018; and an animated Spider-Man
feature from the minds of directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord in
December 2018. The studio, in conjunction with Aardman Animations, has
produced two critically acclaimed feature films: the CG-animated family
comedy Arthur Christmas; and the Academy Award® nominated stop-frame animated high-seas adventure, The Pirates! Band of Misfits. In 2007, Surf's Up also received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Animated Feature Film; a sequel entitled Surf's Up 2: WaveMania will be available on home entertainment in January 2017. The division, whose first feature film Open Season led to a very successful movie franchise including the brand new Open Season: Scared Silly
now available on digital, DVD and Blu-ray, was founded in 2002. Sony
Pictures Animation is a division of the Sony Pictures Motion Pictures