The Smurfs Movie Releases Trailer [Video]

Posted on: June 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 am by

Around this time last year, the animated Smurfs army invaded the city to film their live-action eponymous movie. As a result, both the East Village and Lower East Side were hard hit by the months-long production, with some Smurfs even going AWOL from the set. Indeed, every now and then, EV Grieve still catches a glimpse of those blue buggers causing ruckus around the neighborhood. Now it’s time for their silver screen debut…in 3D.

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The storyline focuses on a gang of Smurfs magically transported from medieval times to present-day New York City. With Gargamel in pursuit, they eventually seek refuge with principle stars Doogie Howser Neil Patrick Harris and Jayma Mays.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7emiua3X4p4

Smurfs 3D hits theaters on June 25. It looks terrible, and YouTube users are up in arms. Like drorangeg:

Originally the magic in this cartoon was the medieval atmosphere and the classic 2D drawings…What an idiot idea to create a soulless 3D computer animated crap from this legendary series and to put the nasty story into the modern,real world??!!?!Agree-constantly destroying our childhood memories…

Stupid blinking large eyed 3D droids among yellow taxis for the imbecile fatass yankee cubs…congrats idiots!Unable to find out something new,intellectual zombies…What a shame!!

[hat tip Gothamist]

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