The Boy (my son for those of you who don’t follow me on Twitter, or listen to the Major Spoilers Podcast), said the other day, “Dad, I sure wish there was another Happy Feet movie.”

Two things – 1) Here is the trailer for the new film, and 2) I have no son…

Mumble, The Master of Tap, has a problem because his tiny son, Erik, is choreo-phobic. Reluctant to dance, Erik runs away and encounters The Mighty Sven — a penguin who can fly! Mumble has no hope of competing with this charismatic new role model. But things get worse when the world is shaken by powerful forces. Erik learns of his father’s “guts and grit” as Mumble brings together the penguin nations and all manner of fabulous creatures — from tiny Krill to giant Elephant Seals — to put things right.

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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  1. July 28, 2011 at 11:33 am — Reply

    file this under movie sequels that never needed to be made

  2. thedexter102
    July 28, 2011 at 3:35 pm — Reply

    Ahh yes, Happy Feet. The movie which told us to be nice to Penguins, but only if they tap dance.

  3. July 28, 2011 at 4:20 pm — Reply

    Of course! Those non-tap-dancing penguins are WAY too stuffy.

    Honestly, the first movie was a fixture at our house. It was one of the first movies my son imprinted on, and would be transfixed by. What I loved about it was that it taught Queen to kids. In some ways, it was a precursor to Glee–teaching classic rock to children who may never know where the music came from.

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