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  • Kenan Thompson's second Nickelodeon movie role since Good Burger (1997).
  • First theatrical voice film for Ken Hudson Campbell, though he had done voice acting in the past with Animated TV shows and non-theatrical films.
  • John Oliver also worked with Kenan Thompson on The Smurfs (2011), and The Smurfs 2 (2013).
  • Is the 3rd Animated Film by Nickelodeon Movies to be a pilot to a TV Show coming to Nickelodeon, in this case being Untitled Wonder Park TV Show (2019). The other 2 had been Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001), which preceded The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (1998), and Barnyard (2006), which preceded Back at the Barnyard (2007), respectively. It is also the first of the three to not have any characters voiced by Jeffrey Garcia and Rob Paulsen, who'd been in both of those films.
  • Matthew Broderick's 4th Theatrically Released Animated Film, after The Lion King (1994), Bee Movie (2007) and The Tale of Despereaux (2008).
  • Both Matthew Broderick (June's Dad) and John Oliver (Steve the Porcupine) have been in an iteration of The Lion King. Broderick was in the Original 1994 Tradditionally Animated Film as Simba, whilst Oliver was in the 2019 Live Action Reboot as Zazu.
  • Ken Jeong's sixth Animated Film, after Despicable Me (2010), Monsters University (2013), Despicable Me 2 (2013), Turbo (2013), and Penguins of Madagascar (2014).
  • Originally was intended to release on August 10th 2018, but it was moved to March 15th 2019 to avoid competing with Disney's Christopher Robin (2018).
  • Nickelodeon Movies' first film based off a Nicktoons show to be mainly be entirely celebrity focused with it's cast, with the only Experienced Voice Actor in the cast being Kath Soucie. Unlike the previous theatrical pilots to Nicktoons shows where the cast mostly consisted of experienced voice actors (Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) only had 2 celebrity voice talents, and Barnyard (2006) only had a quarter of the cast as celebrity voice talents).
  • This along with The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) are the only films from Nickelodeon Movies of the 2010s to be based off Nickelodeon shows, not counting The Last Airbender (2010), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) and Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019) which are under a different Continuity/Format from the Nickelodeon shows.
  • Jeffrey Tambor was originally meant to star in the film as Boomer the Bear, but he was later removed from the project and got replaced by Ken Hudson Campbell for unknown reasons.
  • Nickelodeon Movies' 6th film to have a Female Protagonist, after Harriet the Spy (1996), The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002), Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008), Hotel for Dogs (2009), A Series of Unfortunate Events, and Fun Size (2012)
  • Nickelodeon Movies' 5th Fully CGI Film, after Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001), Barnyard (2006), Rango (2011), and The Adventures of Tintin (2011).
  • The first of two Nickelodeon movies to be released in 2019. The other one is Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019). In addition, it's the first of two Paramount Animation Films to be released in 2019, the other one is Sonic the Hedgehog (2019).
  • Michelle Horowitz's voice acting debut.
  • Originally titled "Amusement Park", and directed by [link=nm0113477. Brown was removed from the project following accusation of Sexual Misconduct in January 2018, and was replaced by David Feiss, Clare Kilner and Robert Iscove as co-directors who renamed the film "Wonder Park".
  • The fourth Nickelodeon Movies' fully computer-animated film to be rated PG by the MPAA, after Barnyard (2006), Rango (2011), and The Adventures of Tintin (2011).
  • The first Nickelodeon Movies film that's a theatrical pilot to a Nicktoons show to not star any voice actors who'd been in The Prince of Egypt (1998), Futurama (1999), and Tom and Jerry: The Movie (1992), with Sir Patrick Stewart, Martin Short, Billy West, and David L. Lander having been in Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001), and Danny Glover, John DiMaggio, Maurice LaMarche and the late Tino Insana having been in Barnyard (2006). It is also the first to not have John Debney compose the score.
  • Nickelodeon Movies' first fully CGI film that's a theatrical pilot to a show coming to Nickelodeon not to use the Computer Animation format style used in Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) and Barnyard (2006), since the Animation had been done by Ilion Animation Studios instead of O Entertainment.
  • John Oliver and Ken Jeong both worked on Community (2009).
  • The amusement park in this movie is called "Wonderland". There is an amusement park in Ontario, Canada that is commonly known as Wonderland, although its full name is "Canada's Wonderland". It was previously owned by Paramount, one of the production companies for this film.
  • The movie is made by IIion Animation Studios, the studio behind Planet 51 (2009) and Mortadelo and Filemon: Mission Implausible (2014).
  • The last Paramount's animated film of 2010s to be produced in a 2.39:1 aspect ratio.
  • The last Paramount's animated film of 2010s to be rated PG by the MPAA, much like every other animated film of the 2010s from Paramount of was rated.
  • This is Nickelodeon Movies' fifth animated film film to be produced in the widescreen 2.39:1 "scope" aspect ratio, after The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002), Rugrats Go Wild (2003), Rango (2011) and The Adventures of Tintin (2011).
  • Co-directors Clare Kilner (The Wedding Date (2005)), Robert Iscove (She's All That (1999), and David Feiss took original director Dylan Brown place during the production of the film.
  • In the UK release of Wonder Park (2019), Boomer the bear is voiced by former Doctor Who (2005) star Tom Baker.
  • the film is Clare Kilner's directorial debut in animation, in which she previously directed live-action films like The Wedding Date and How to Deal.
  • this is the feature film debut of Brianna Denski.
  • The soundtrack album to the film features new music by Rachel Platten, The Gin Blossoms, Juliana Hatfield, Flasher, Will Turpin, Hippo Campus, The Struts feat Kesha, The Vaccines, Mt. Joy, Slothrust, The Rizzos, Starcrawler and Steven Price and classic hits by Belly, Compulsion, Maroon 5, Sebadoh, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Trapt and Scarlett Johansson. The Soundtrack will be produced by Jerry Harrison and Scott Litt and distributed by Reprise Records/Elektra Records.
  • Clare Kilner (one of the co-directors Of the film) is British and had no experience in animation. This is her first animated project.
  • Matthew Broderick's first major theatrical film since Tower Heist (2011), 8 years prior.
  • Nickelodeon's first theatrical pilot to an upcoming TV series to not feature Jack Angel, John Cygan, Joseph Bologna, Jim Ward, or Phil Proctor. Cygan and Bologna passed away in 2017, although Bob Bergen, Jan Rabson, Corey Burton, and Dee Bradley Baker can be heard in the film.
  • The soundtrack album also features new music by Grace VanderWaal.
  • This is the first and only feature movie in the history of cinema that doesn't have a director.
  • In 2018, Richard Kind and David Cross were announced to have undisclosed roles in Wonder Park (2019), but neither of them were featured in the final film.
  • John Oliver's first fully animated film, after previous theatrical films of his where he'd been part of the voice over cast were live action films (The Smurfs (2011), it's sequel The Smurfs 2 (2013), and later The Lion King (2019)).
  • Gus the Beaver is the 5th character to be voiced by Kenan Thompson in a theatrically released film, after the Ringmaster in Space Chimps (2008), Greedy Smurf in the live action Smurfs films, Riff the Dog in Rock Dog (2016), and Mr. Bricklebaum in The Grinch (2018).
  • The film was made for 5 years in production.
  • The film has no credited director.
  • 1000 people auditioned for the role of June Baily.
  • Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec created this film for their own kids and their first experience in Animation.
  • Paramount Pictures wanted a well known celebrity, but Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec wanted an unknown actress for the leading role of June Baily.
  • Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec wanted Steve Jablonsky to composed the film. but he was unavailable. so they contacted Steven Price to do the score and he did.
  • Like Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) and Barnyard (2006) this theatrical CGI pilot to an upcoming animated tv series does star voice talents who'd been in Japanese anime such as Mona Marshall as well as Experienced voice actors Paul Greenberg, S Scott Bullock, and Kyle Hebert.
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