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  • The first animated sequel for Nick Cage.
  • Emma Stone, Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, and Kat Dennings have all appeared in Marvel comics films: Stone as Gwen Stacy (The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)), Cage as Johnny Blaze/Ghost Rider (Ghost Rider (2007) and Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2011)), Reynolds as Wade Wilson/Deadpool (X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) and Deadpool (2016)), and Dennings as Darcy Lewis (Thor (2011) and Thor: The Dark World (2013)).
  • This will be Emma Stone & Kat Dennings first time working together since The House Bunny (2008).
  • This will be Leslie Mann's fifth animated movie after Rio (2011), Rio 2 (2014), ParaNorman (2012) and Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014).
  • This will be the first time Leslie Mann, Catherine Keener and Kat Dennings worked together since The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005).
  • The first DreamWorks Animation film to be distributed by Universal Pictures.
  • Nicolas Cage set to lead the movie
  • Ryan Reynolds's 3rd DreamWorks Animation Film, after The Croods (2013) and Turbo (2013).
  • Initially was cancelled per request of Universal Pictures in November 2016 based on it's production problems, but was put back into production in September 2017.
  • The longest wait for a sequel to a DreamWorks Animation film to date, being released 7 1/2 years after The Croods (2013), exceeding the 5 year gap between Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) and Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016).
  • The Croods (2013) is DreamWorks Animation's 6th film to become a Franchise, after Shrek (2001), Madagascar (2005), Kung Fu Panda (2008), How to Train Your Dragon (2010), and Trolls (2016).
  • Catherine Keener's 3rd Animated Film, after The Croods (2013) and Incredibles 2 (2018).
  • Kat Dennings and Leslie Mann actually played mother and daughter before in the film Shorts (2009).
  • Mark Swift's 5th DreamWorks Animation film, after Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008), Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012), Penguins of Madagascar (2014), and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017).
  • This is Joel Crawford's film directorial debut.
  • Peter Dinklage's 4th animated film, after Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), The Angry Birds Movie (2016) and The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019), the former of which also being a film set in the Stone Age.
  • The first film from DreamWorks Animation to have Harry Gregson-Williams compose the score since Shrek Forever After (2010) released 10 years prior, as well as DreamWorks Animation's fourth follow-up film to have a change of composer after Puss in Boots (2011), Penguins of Madagascar (2014), and Trolls World Tour (2020).
  • Alfred Molina's sixth theatrically released animated film after Rango (2011), Monsters University (2013), Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018), Henchmen (2018), and Wish Dragon (2019).
  • Kate McKinnon's fifth theatrically released animated film after The Angry Birds Movie (2016), Finding Dory (2016), Ferdinand (2017), and The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019).
  • Billy Connolly's fourth theatrically released animated film after Pocahontas (1995), Open Season (2006), and Brave (2012).
  • Chris Sanders' first film composed by Harry Gregson-Williams since Shrek Forever After (2010) which was also from DreamWorks Animation.
  • DreamWorks Animation's first film to be released in December since The Prince of Egypt (1998).
  • The third Universal's computer-animated film to be released in December, after The Tale of Despereaux (2008) and Sing (2016).
  • DreamWorks Animation's seventh follow-up to change directors after Shrek the Third (2007), Shrek Forever After (2010), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Puss in Boots (2011), Penguins of Madagascar (2014), and Trolls World Tour (2020).
  • The second animated film of 2020 to be composed by Harry-Gregson-Williams after Chicken Run 2 (2020).
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