The Croods is an upcoming 2013 American 3D computer-animated adventure comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It will star Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Emma Stone, Clark Duke, and Cloris Leachman. The film is set in the prehistoric era, when a man's position as a 'Leader of the Hunt' is threatened by the arrival of a prehistoric genius who comes up with revolutionary new inventions like fire. The Croods is being written and directed by Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders, and produced by Kristine Belson. It is set to be released in theaters on March 22, 2013. As part of the distribution deal, this will be the first film from DreamWorks Animation to be distributed by 20th Century Fox, since the departure of Paramount Pictures.
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