Disneyâ€¢Pixarâ€™s upcoming movie â€œThe Good Dinosaurâ€ revealed its roster of voice talent today. â€œWe were lucky to work with a number of incredible pros along the way and our story ultimately led us to this amazing and talented group,â€ said the first-time-feature-film director Peter Sohn. â€œWeâ€™re all taking this journey with Arlo, and itâ€™s been a privilege to see these performers bring our characters to life.â€
â€¢ RAYMOND OCHOA (NBCâ€™s â€œThe Night Shift,â€ TNTâ€™s “Rizzoli & Isles,” “Disneyâ€™s A Christmas Carol”) provides the voice of an Apatosaurus named Arlo.
â€¢ JEFFREY WRIGHT (“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” – parts I & II, HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”) was tapped as the voice of Poppa, Arloâ€™s father.
â€¢ STEVE ZAHN (â€œCaptain Fantastic,â€ â€œRidiculous Six,â€ â€œRescue Dawn,â€ â€œMad Dogsâ€) provides the voice of a pterodactyl named Thunderclap.
â€¢ AJ BUCKLEY (TNTâ€™s â€œMurder in the First,â€ FXâ€™s â€œJustifiedâ€) voices a T-Rex called Nash.
â€¢ ANNA PAQUIN (HBOâ€™s â€œTrue Bloodâ€) is the voice of T-Rex Ramsey.
â€¢ SAM ELLIOTT (FX’s “Justified,” “Iâ€™ll See You In My Dreams,” â€œGrandmaâ€) was called on as the voice of a tough T-Rex named Butch.
â€¢ FRANCES MCDORMAND (HBO’s “Olive Kitteridge,” “Fargo”) was tapped as the voice of Momma, Arloâ€™s mother.
â€¢ MARCUS SCRIBNER (ABCâ€™s â€œblackâ€¢ishâ€) voices Arlo’s brother Buck.
â€¢ JACK BRIGHT (â€œMonsters Universityâ€) provides the voice of Arloâ€™s unlikely human friend, Spot.
“The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.
Directed by Sohn and produced by Denise Ream (â€œCars 2â€), Disneyâ€¢Pixarâ€™s â€œThe Good Dinosaurâ€ opens in theaters on Nov. 25, 2015.