Peacock Original ‘Curious George: Cape Ahoy’ premieres September 30
Peacock shared with AWN an exclusive clip from their brand new animated feature Peacock Original, Curious George: Cap Ahoy, premiered September 30. “Curious George” was first presented as children’s literature in 1941 by Margret and HA Rey and remains one of the most beloved classics of all time. Later transformed into an animated series targeting preschool viewers, it follows the adventures of everyone’s favorite monkey and his insatiable curiosity, bringing delightful antics, sweet humor, and heartfelt emotion to every fun episode.
In this epic new adventure with the world’s most beloved and mischievous monkey, Ted takes George to his favorite vacation spot along the coast, but he’s disappointed when things don’t go as planned. Don’t worry, George’s curious nature leads them on an unexpected quest for the long-lost wreckage of the legendary Captain Trumpet Tooter. With the help of a local fisherman, his niece and an adorable baby seal, George leads the crew through a series of exciting adventures as they explore the ocean in search of the sunken ship.
Watch Ted and George trying to get ready for the beach:
The film stars Frank Welker, winner of an Emmy Award (Scooby Doo and guess who?) returning as the voice of Curious George and Jeff Bennett (The noisy house) as The Man in the Yellow Hat, alongside a star cast including Christopher Swindle as Captain Elmer, Hiromi Dames as Emma, Rita Moreno as Gertrude St. John, Dee Bradley Baker as Baby / Mama Seal, Luka Jones as Rocco and Kimberly D. Brooks as Gwen.
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer are executive producers alongside David Kirschner and Jon Shapiro. The film is produced by Jesyca Durchin and directed by Doug Murphy, with a score by Dara Taylor and original songs written by Michele Brourman and Amanda McBroom.