He teams up with Hi-5 and the codebreaker Jailbreak to embark on an adventure through the apps on a teen's phone, including Candy Crush, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat.
Check out The Emoji Movie trailer below along with the first images.
The brief teaser introduces one of the main emoji characters, Meh (yes that is his actual name), who unenthusiastically talks about why people should go see the movie.
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The toys were purchased with funds specifically for Emergency Disaster Service, Christmas assistance, Nichols said. The Salvation Army and the Rotary Club would like to thank all our kind and generous supporters of this project.
Director Tony Leondis told Entertainment Weekly that the film will strike a chord with all those who use emojis. "We all have an immediate connection with these icons that we send out as ways to express ourselves, and it paved the way for a very rich story and characters that audiences of all ages and backgrounds will be able to relate to". That applies to the whole family, actually, now that we think about it. That means we're due for some trailers that apparently endeavor to convey just how unexcited the movie feels about itself. See?
The film stars Broad City's Ilana Glazer, late-night funnyman James Corden, and Silicon Valley's T.J. Miller. Obviously, on the surface, The Emoji Movie comes across as a blatant cash grab, so it's hugely important that Sony delivers a film that is legitimately good, similar to The LEGO Movie over at Warner Bros. The division, whose first feature film Open Season led to a very successful movie franchise including the brand new Open Season: Scared Silly now available on digital, DVD and Blu-ray, was founded in 2002.