The Penguins of Madagascar

'Penguins of Madagascar' Mockumentary: Benedict Cumberbatch and John Malkovich Take Method Acting to a New Level

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by Britt Hayes 2 days ago
There are some actors who take their work very, very seriously—Daniel Day Lewis or Christian Bale, for instance. Guys who fully immerse themselves in their characters so much that they become the people they’re playing. This method of acting is respectable, sure, but the latest ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ featurette has a little fun with it, as Benedict Cumberbatch, John Malkovich, and the rest of the voice cast show off just how committed they were to playing their animated animal roles.

Comic-Con 2014: 'Penguins of Madagascar' Reveals First Clip and New Poster

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by Jacob Hall July 25, 2014 10:45 AM
When it comes to upcoming movies being previewed at this year's Comic-Con, 'Penguins of Madagascar' feels like it may fly under the radar with the great geek masses. After all, there's no way a cute little spin-off from the 'Madagascar' series could steal the spotlight from the likes of Marvel or Warner Bros. However, if this new clip is any indication, this film is already going to have the children of the great geek masses in the bag, and that's all that matters, really.

'The Penguins of Madagascar' Trailer: Yup, That's Benedict Cumberbatch Voicing a Wolf

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by Jacob Hall June 11, 2014 12:31 PM
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The first 'Penguins of Madagascar' trailer doesn't even begin to hint at what an odd project this film really is. First of all, it's a spinoff of the 'Madagascar' movies that follows those four scene-stealing penguins as they encounter secret-agent animals voiced by the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch. However, it's a completely different thing from the Nickelodeon series of the same name. Are we looking at DreamWorks Animation's first movie set in an alternate universe?