Believe it: Hey Arnold! Is back. Nickelodeon released the first footage of Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie at their San Diego Comic-Con panel on Friday.
Classic Arnold cast members Lane Toran (Arnold), Jamil Walker Smith (Gerald), Francesca Marie Smith (Helga), and Anndi McAfee (Phoebe), were on hand, as were the new voices, Mason Vale Cotton (Arnold) and Benjamin “Lil’ P-Nut” Flores, Jr. (Gerald). Original series creator Craig Bartlett and composer Jim Lang also joined the panel. Watch the footage below!
Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie Trailer
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Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie Premiere Date
Arnold and the gang return to Nickelodeon on November 23rd.
Here’s the synopsis:
Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie is an action-packed TV movie that takes kids on the field trip of a lifetime, following Arnold and his friends on a quest to achieve his ultimate dream of finding his missing parents. The two-hour TV movie features a storyline that picks up from where the original series ended in 2004 and resolves unanswered questions and plotlines-including Arnold finally getting answers about the whereabouts of his missing parents. The movie is co-written and executive produced by the series’ original creator Craig Bartlett and produced by Nickelodeon in Burbank, Calif.
Nick also revealed more artwork at the SDCC panel:
Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie Cast
The two-hour movie will see the return of the show’s cast of characters, along with many of the original voice actors, including Francesca Marie Smith as Helga, Anndi McAfee as Phoebe, Justin Shenkarow as Harold, Olivia Hack as Rhonda, Nika Futterman as Olga, and Dan Butler as Mr. Simmons. Arnold and Gerald will be voiced by newcomers Mason Vale Cotton and Benjamin “L’il P-Nut” Flores Jr., respectively. The original voices of Arnold and Gerald, Lane Toran and Jamil Smith, will voice other characters in the film.
We went in-depth with series creator Craig Bartlett for our SDCC special edition print magazine. You can read more about the revival here!
This story has been updated to reflect new information.