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Disney Wreck It Ralph

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Disney is likely hoping moviegoers will jump for joy(stick) with this 2012 release: The studio has announced Wreck-It Ralph, a new CG comedy about a villain from an arcade game desperate to prove that he’s actually a good guy. In the film, the title character (voiced by John C. Reilly) infiltrates a first-shooter game to win a medal and a new reputation as a hero, but instead finds himself releasing a super-villain with hopes to destroy all arcade games. Other big names voicing parts in the film: 30 Rock‘s Jack McBrayer, as Fix-It Felix, the good guy to Ralph’s bad guy; Glee‘s Jane Lynch, as the shooter game’s Sergeant Calhoun; and Sarah Silverman, as a “glitch” from a cart racing game. Emmy-winning director Rich Moore will helm Wreck-It Ralph. “I love the idea of a very simple 8-bit video game character struggling with the complex question: ‘isn’t there more to life than the role I’ve been assigned?'” Moore said in a press release. “In his quest for the answer, we journey with our hero through three visually distinct video game worlds. It’s unlike anything anyone’s seen before, and I’m thrilled to be to creating it here at Walt Disney Animation Studios.” Wreck-It Ralph is set to head to theaters Nov. 12, 2012.