Bond and Blofeld. Jerry and Newman. Tom and Jerry. These are iconic nemesis teams that have gone down in the hall of fame as the best antagonistic relationships to even be shown to the world. But in the new Tom and Jerry movie, it looks like that there's peace between the formidable animated duo, after decades of infighting. Of course, it doesn't take much to reignite the old flame of adversary, as an all-star cast help pit cat against mouse in a live-action/animation crossover event for the big screen.
While Tom and Jerry sees these two foes split up and somewhat peaceful, it isn't long before Jerry's new residence at a swank New York hotel causes an uproar that'll bring him back together with Tom. As "four Presidents, three popers, and two kings"have previously made this city landmark the perfect spot for a "wedding of the century"a young upstart employee (Chloe Grace Moretz) is tasked with taking care of this problem for the higher ups. Which leads her to hiring who she thinks is the best cat for the job; and leads to Jerry's reaction confirming ehat audiences around the world have known for years. In this battle of wits, the competition isn't even close.
This isn't just going to be the same old Tom and Jerry shenanigans though. As this is another modern reinvention of an old classic, courtesy of Shaft sirector Tim Story, there's a bit of modern inspiration mixed in the standard Hanna Barbera hijinks. Part of which comes from an impressive live-action cast of comedy performers. including the previosly mentioned Chloe Grace Moretz, Alongside her are co-chasing after the animated Jerry through a kitchen set-piece that involves a lot of cake.
Introducing a new generation to the adventures of Tom and Jerry isn't an easy feat, as some are still getting over the rather disastrous animated musical that is Tom and Jerry: The Movie. But this time arouns, t looks like the references and sight gags will do the talking for this historic team of rivals. Though now that we think about it, should Tom and Jerry do well enough at the box office, maybe it's time to cross them over with Sylvester and Tweedy for the ultimate sequel.
Tom and Jerry: The movie is planed to be release at Cinemas on the 5th March 2021.