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The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

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Details Release Date: Dec 19, 2008; Rated: G; Length: 87 Minutes; Genres: Animation, Comedy, Kids and Family; With: Matthew Broderick and Emma Watson; Distributor: Universal

Starring: Matthew Broderick
Directed by: Sam Fell and Rob Stevenhagen
Release date: December 19

Move over, Remy — there's a new CG rodent in town. For The Tale of Despereaux, his first script since 2003's Seabiscuit, writer-producer Gary Ross adapted the '03 kids' book about Despereaux, a brainy mouse (voiced by Broderick) who is banished from Mouseworld when he befriends a kindly human princess played by Emma Watson.

Originally posted Oct 31, 2008 Published in issue #1019 Nov 07, 2008 Order article reprints