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|Directed by||Frank Gladstone|
|Produced by||John D. Eraklis
|Screenplay by||Jess Kedward
and David Kaye
|Music by||Zoë Poledouris
Angel Roché Jr.
|Editing by||Josh Gladstone|
|Studio||Exodus Film Group|
|Distributed by||Magnolia Pictures|
|Release date(s)||October 3, 2014|
|Running time||77 minutes|
The Hero of Color City is a 2014 American computer-animated film directed by Frank Gladstone and written by Jess Kedward, J.P. McCormick, Kirsty Peart, and Rich Raczelowski. The film stars the voice talents of Christina Ricci, Sean Astin, Owen Wilson, E.G. Daily, Jessica Capshaw, Rosie Perez, Tara Strong, Craig Ferguson, Wayne Brady, Jess Harnell, and David Kaye. Original songs and score by Zoë Poledouris and Angel Roché Jr. The film was released in a limited theatrical engagement on October 3, 2014 by Magnolia Pictures, followed by releases on Video On Demand and Home Entertainment platforms.
Every night when Ben goes to bed, his crayons come to life and set out to Color City. Yellow, a timid crayon afraid of everything, accidentally summons two unfinished drawings known as King Scrawl and his sidekick Gnat. The crayons are forced to act quickly in order to save their town before their colors fade.
- Christina Ricci as Yellow, a yellow crayon
- Tara Strong as Yellow's singing voice
- Rosie Perez as Red, a red crayon
- Jeremy Guskin as Professor Heliotrope/White/Grey/Orange
- Jess Harnell as Green, a green crayon
- Wayne Brady as Blue, a blue crayon
- Sophia Eraklis as Purple, a purple crayon
- Zoë Bright as Madame Pink, a pink crayon
- Sean Astin as Bumble Bee
- Owen Wilson as Ricky, a fire-breathing dragon and the leader of the drawings. He is seen at the end of the film with Yellow and his assistant Duck.
- E.G. Daily as Ben/Mom/Tutti Frutti/Neon Lime
- Jessica Capshaw as Duck, a duck and Ricky's assistant
- Craig Ferguson as Nat, a nat who is King Scrawl's advisor
- David Kaye as Black/King Scrawl
- Robin Howard as Tangerine/Periwinkle/Aquamarine
- John D. Eraklis as Navy Blue
- Frank Gladstone as Refried Bean/Astronaut
- Tom Lowell as Brown
- Laura Lane as Horse
- Zoe Bright as Opera Singer
- Josh Gladstone as Cow
DVD and Blu-ray was released on December 2, 2014.
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