Everyone's favorite pic-a-nic basket-stealing bear comes to the big screen in Yogi Bear. Jellystone Park has been losing business, so greedy Mayor Brown decides to shut it down and sell the land.
That means families will no longer be able to experience the natural beauty of the outdoors — and, even worse, Yogi and Boo Boo will be tossed out of the only home they've ever known.
Faced with his biggest challenge ever, Yogi must prove that he really is "smarter than the average bear" as he and Boo Boo join forces with their old nemesis Ranger Smith to find a way to save Jellystone Park from closing forever.
One of television’s most beloved cartoon characters, Yogi Bear began as a feature of the Hanna-Barbera series The Huckleberry Hound Show, before headlining his own show in 1961. Yogi’s television success led to a nationally syndicated comic strip and, in 1964, he became the first Hanna-Barbera cartoon character to make his movie screen debut in Hey There, It’s Yogi Bear. Yogi Bear has since appeared as several series and one-hour specials.
Yogi Bear marks the first 3D digital feature shot by legendary Australian cinematographer Peter James ACS ASC (Mao's Last Dancer, Driving Miss Daisy).
James tested the RED One and Sony F35 before settling on the Sony F23 to film the Hollywood comedy, which combines both live action and animation.
Starring Dan Aykroyd (Ghostbusters) and filmed on location in New Zealand, Yogi Bear opens on January 13 next year (originally December 26).