Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library
Twilight Sparkle's Retro Media Library


From the creators of Despicable Me comes an all-new comedy about candy, chicks and rock 'n' roll! He was destined to be the Easter Bunny, but all he wanted to do was rock! When teenage E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand) leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream to become a rock star drummer, he meets Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker with his own lofty goals. Together the two encounter a series of hilarious mishaps and misadventures and in the end help each other recognize the importance of family.


  • James Marsden
  • Russell Brand
  • Kaley Cuoco
  • Hank Azaria
  • Gary Cole
  • Elizabeth Perkins
  • Hugh Laurie
  • Chelsea Handler

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Production timeline

  • July 15, 2009: Hop began production on this date, with a release date of March 4, 2011, back when it was titled "I Hop". Illumination also announced The Lorax two weeks later.
  • December 17, 2009: Hop pushed back a month to April 1, 2011.
  • January 11, 2010–April 6, 2010: Principal photography lasted during these dates.

Release timeline

Format Country of origin Date
Teaser trailer Worldwide November 23, 2010
Official trailer Worldwide February 9, 2011
Original theatrical USA April 1, 2011
DVD/Blu-ray Disc USA March 23, 2012

Home video release





Hop - Teaser Trailer

The teaser trailer, as seen on Tangled. This trailer arrived after Rio, Cars 2, and The Smurfs all got theirs.


Hop - Theatrical Trailer

The official trailer, as seen on Rango.


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