NWF is teaming up with Open Road Films, RedroverCo., Ltd. and ToonBox Entertainment for the release of The Nut Job!
The film opens in theaters nationwide January 17.
As the education partner for the new animated film, NWF is providing resources to help kids, parents, teachers and animal enthusiasts of all ages to celebrate some of our most clever, acrobatic backyard inhabitants on January 21, National Squirrel Appreciation Day.
In animated 3D, The Nut Job is an action-packed comedy that follows Surly (right, voiced by Will Arnett), a mischievous squirrel, who must plan a heist to get into his town’s biggest nut shop so that his park pals can gather enough food to survive winter. With his sidekick, Buddy, he assembles a ragtag crew to help him get inside and takes them on a fun-filled adventure.
“National Wildlife Federation is the perfect education partner for this film,” says Arnett. “I am glad to be part of a project that shows how wonderful these sometimes unappreciated animals can be.”
Hey Kids, parents, teachers and squirrel lovers everywhere!
There are dozens of ways to help us celebrate Squirrel Appreciation Day and show your love for squirrels!