"Sausage Party," the upcoming raunchy animated comedy from writers
The voice cast for the film will reunite
Two veterans of the animation world,
"Sausage Party" tells the story of a heroic tube of meat who falls out of a shopping cart and teams up with some new friends on a journey of discovery as a Fourth of July holiday sale approaches.
As (intentionally) ridiculous as the premise sounds, the film's core group has a track record of successful comedic collaborations. The aforementioned "This Is the End," which Rogen and Goldberg wrote, grossed more than $100 million and garnered surprisingly good reviews.
Rogen and Goldberg also wrote the breakout hit "Superbad," starring Cera and Hill, and "
"Sausage Party" does mark a departure for Annapurna producer Megan Ellison, who tends to specialize in prestigious pictures such as
As a rare R-rated animated comedy, "Sausage Party" could also prove an interesting case study of whether the style of adult-oriented humor more common on TV — on
"Sausage Party" is set for release in 2015.