'Puss in Boots 2,' 'Croods 2' 'Madagascar 4' Get Release Dates

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Fox has dated a slew of DreamWorks Animation films, including sequels to The Croods, Puss in Boots and a fourth Madagascar film.

The Croods 2 will hit theaters on Nov. 3, 2017. The first caveman family film opened in 2013 to earn $587.2 million worldwide. The animated film currently has the date to itself.

Puss in Boots 2: Nine Lives & 40 Thieves, a sequel to the 2011 film, will hit theaters on Nov. 2, 2018. The first film, starring the voice of Antonio Banderas, earned $555 million worldwide. The sequel currently has the date to itself.

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Also set for 2018 is Madagascar 4, which will open on May 18. Starring the voices of Chris Rock, Ben Stiller and Jada Pinkett Smith, the third film opened in 2012 to earn $746.9 million worldwide. The fourth installment currently is the only film set for that date.

DreamWorks Animations' Larrikins (Australian slang for mischievous youth) follows a desert-dwelling marsupial who ventures out from his sheltered life. The film is slated for Feb. 16. 2018, and currently has the date to itself.

Captain Underpants, starring the voices of Kevin Hart, Ed Helms and Nick Kroll, will hit theaters on Jan. 13, 2017. The film is directed by Rob Letterman, and is the only project on that date at this time.

Hitman: Agent 47, Aleksander Bach's sequel will hit theaters on Feb. 27, 2015. The film, starring Rupert Friend and Zachary Quinto, will go up against Will Smith-starrer Focus and Ryan Reynolds thriller Selfless.

An Untitled Kevin Lima project, a Bollywood-style animated musical, will hit theaters on March 10, 2017, pushing it one year from its original March 18, 2016 date.

Finally, a previously unannounced film called Boss Baby will head to theaters on March 18. 2016.   

 

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