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  • Based on the title, this may be a parody of Mission: Impossible with pigeons and other birds
  • This marks the 3rd collaboration of music composer John Powell and writers Jonathan Aibel and Glenn Berger after Kung Fu Panda (2008) and Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011).
  • Dwayne Johnson (I)''s 3rd Animated Film after Planet 51 (2009) and Moana (2016).
  • Chernin Entertainment's first animated film.
  • Will Smith's first animated film since Shark Tale (2004) released 15 years prior.
  • The third Blue Sky Studios film shooting from a human's perspective (which can switch during the scenes of Lance Sterling's pigeon form), after Epic (2013) and The Peanuts Movie (2015). The other films were shot through animal perspectives (and a robot's perspective in the case of Robots (2005)).
  • The 7th Blue Sky Studios Films to have humans, after Ice Age (2002), Rio (2011), Epic (2013), Rio 2 (2014), The Peanuts Movie (2015), and Ferdinand (2017). The others were all humanless.
  • Blue Sky Studios' last film of the 2010s.
  • Tom Holland's First Animated Film.
  • Blue Sky Studios' first Animated film outside the Rio Franchise to release in April.
  • Tom Holland's first animated film (not counting the English Dub of The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)).
  • The film's original release date was January 18th, 2019, but was then pushed back to April 19th, 2019. It got pushed back again to September 13th, 2019. And it got pushed back once more to Christmas day on December 25th, 2019.
  • This is the first Blue Sky Studios feature to have the "Created and Produced at Blue Sky Studios, Greenwich, Connecticut" credit at the end.
  • The fifth Blue Sky Studios film not have its music composed by John Powell, after Ice Age (2002) (which was scored by David Newman), Epic (2013) (which was scored by Danny Elfman), The Peanuts Movie (2015) (which was scored by Christophe Beck), and Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) (which was scored by a different John, being John Debney). In this case, Theodore Shapiro will be the composer for this movie.
  • The first teaser trailer was released on November 1st, 2018.
  • Walter says "I eat danger for breakfast!" mentioned by Bolt (2008)
  • From the creators of Ice Age: Collision Course and Rio 2.
  • And From the Writer of Bolt, Tangled and Cars.
  • this is the first time that Jennifer Hale voices Jane Brown in this movie, and she also voiced Cinderella in Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) and Dory in LEGO The Incredibles (2018)
  • Rashida Jones' 4th Animated Film, after Inside Out (2015), Dr. Seuss' The Grinch (2018), and Klaus (2019), the latter of which also released in 2019.
  • The character designs this film are similar to the character designs used in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009), Arthur Christmas (2011), Hotel Transylvania (2012), Storks (2016), and Smallfoot (2018), all of which were animated at Sony Pictures Imageworks.
  • The seventh Blue Sky Studios film to be produced in 2.39:1, after Rio (2011), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), Epic (2013), Rio 2 (2014), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016) and Ferdinand (2017).
  • This is the first Blue Sky Studios film to use God's name in vain.
  • The Second trailer was released on December 30, 2018, over 9 months before the film's release. the songs can include: James Bond theme and A Little Less Conversation - Elvis Presley.
  • This is his first Blue Sky Studios movie that has crossover, like Ready Player One (2018) and Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018).
  • With the announcement of The Walt Disney Company owning most of 21st Century Fox (including 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios) sometime between February and March 2019, this film is expected to become the first Blue Sky Studios film to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (since Disney announced plans to release completed and currently-in-production Fox films after the merger is finished).
  • Ian McShane's 4th Theatrical Film doing voice over work, after Kung Fu Panda (2008), The Golden Compass (2007) and Shrek the Third (2007).
  • Keegan-Michael Key's second animated film, since Toy Story 4 (2019).
  • Blue Sky Studios' eighth film to have a video game adaptation after Ice Age (2002) for Gameboy Advance, Robots (2005) for PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, and Gameboy Advance, Ice Age: The Meltdown (2006) for PlayStation 2, Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Wii, Gameboy Advance, and Nintendo Ds, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009) for PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Nintendo Ds, Rio (2011) for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Nintendo Ds, Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, Nintendo Ds, and Nintendo 3Ds, and The Peanuts Movie (2015) for PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, and Nintendo 3Ds. The game adaptation for this film will be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Nintendo 3Ds.
  • Eddie Murphy were considered for the role of Lance Sterling.
  • Andrew Garfield, Bill Hader, Chris Pratt, Will Forte, Jim Carrey, Josh Gad or Charlie Day were considered for the role of Walter Beckett.
  • Sierra McCormick or Bryce Dallas Howard were considered for the role of Marcy Kappel.
  • Agustin Casanova or Justin Bieber were considered for the role of Ears.
  • Zoe Saldanha were considered for the role of Eyes.
  • Robert Englund were considered for the role of Tristan McFord.
  • Sacha Baron Cohen were considered for the role of Agent K.
  • The first 20th Century Fox animated film to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
  • This is the first Blue Sky Studios film to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
  • This will be the first Blue Sky Studios film to be distributed by The Walt Disney Company after its acquisition of Fox which was completed in March 20th 2019.
  • Each of the principal actors: Ben Mendelsohn, Karen Gillan, Tom Holland, and Will Smith, have portrayed either superheroes or supervillains in comic book films.
  • This is Blue Sky Studios's first film to be released as a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
  • This is the first Blue Sky Studios film to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
  • Ian McShane's fourth animated film after Shrek the Third (2007), Kung Fu Panda (2008), and Coraline (2009).
  • The film will be accompanied by a short animated film based on Tedd Arnold's book, No Jumping On the Bed.
  • Zendaya's 4th animated film, after The Guardian Brothers (2016), Duck Duck Goose (2018), and Smallfoot (2018).
  • Asher Blinkoff's 2nd animated film, after Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015).
  • The exclusive extended trailer will be released in April 18, 2019. introducing the new characters, voiced by Zendaya, Asher Blinkoff, Ana de Armas, Yael Stone, Tyler the Creator, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Leslie Jones.
  • The first Blue Sky Studios film to be distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures under the 20th Century Fox banner.
  • Tom Holland and Karen Gillan previously co-starred in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).
  • Blue Sky's first film to be released after the Disney purchase.
  • The last animated film of the 2010s.
  • The last animated feature of the 2010s to be produced in a widescreen 2.35:1 aspect ratio.
  • The last Blue Sky Studios film of 2010s to be rated PG by the MPAA.
  • The last Blue Sky Studios film of 2010s to produced in 2.35:1.
  • The last 20th Century Fox's animated film to be rated PG by the MPAA.
  • This is the first animated film from 20th Century Fox to be released after the Disney purchase.
  • The first Blue Sky Studios film not distributed by 20th Century Fox, although the company remains as a part of the film's production companies.
  • The last animated film of MPAA got more strict in 2010.
  • The film will be accompanied by an Illumination's animated short film based on The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019), which will be named Super Gidget (2019).
  • Both Will Smith and Karen Gillan share a movie connection: Robin Williams. Smith, who voices Lance Sterling, played the Genie in the live-action remake of Aladdin (2019), the same role that Williams played in the original animated Aladdin (1992), whilst Gillan, who voices Eyes, played Martha / Ruby Roundhouse in both Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019), both sequels to the original Jumanji (1995), of which Williams starred in also.
  • The last Blue Sky Studios' original full-length feature film of the 2010s.
  • The only Blue Sky Studios film to be rated PG in the UK.
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