Leo, an upcoming animated musical comedy film, is helmed by directors Robert Marianetti, Robert Smigel, and David Wachtenheim, marking Marianetti and Wachtenheim’s feature directorial debuts. The screenplay, a collaboration between Smigel, Adam Sandler, and Paul Sado, is produced by Sandler himself. This production, the second animated feature from Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions, features Sandler in the lead voice role, accompanied by Bill Burr and Cecily Strong. Here we have covered everything you need to know about Leo budget, cast and plot.
Leo Netflix Movie Budget
Leo is estimated to be made on a budget of around US $70 million. In May 2016, news surfaced that Adam Sandler would oversee production (through Happy Madison Productions), pen the script, and lend his voice to an animated film. During this period, STX Entertainment was associated with the project. Netflix Animation’s Animal Logic handled the animation for Leo, while Geoff Zanelli took on the task of composing the film’s score.
Leo Netflix Movie Cast
- Adam Sandler as Leo
- Bill Burr as Squirtle
- Cecily Strong as Mrs. Malkin
- Jason Alexander as Jayda’s dad
- Sunny Sandler as Summer
- Sadie Sandler as Jayda
- Rob Schneider as the principal
- Jackie Sandler as Ellie
- Stephanie Hsu as Skyler’s mom
- Jo Koy as Coach Komura
- Heidi Gardner as Eli’s mom
Leo Netflix Movie Plot
In Leo, Adam Sandler voices a disillusioned lizard longing for change after being labeled old by a class visitor. Eager for adventure, Leo seizes the chance to explore the world through a student’s take-home assignment. However, his plot to hitch a ride is thwarted when the student discovers Leo’s ability to talk. As Leo interacts with different students, he discovers that while the world holds surprises for him, he also has valuable lessons to offer each child, aiding them in navigating the challenges of growing up.