October 21, 2016  

Ryan Reynolds Tapped to Voice a Snail in DreamWorks' 'Turbo'

February 24, 2012 (6:11 pm) GMT
The actor will voice the titular character in a cartoon about an ordinary garden snail with dreams of racing greatness.

While his latest movie "" is still making a buzz at U.S. cinemas, is announced as the lead voice of a DreamWorks Animation project, "". The cartoon is about a snail who dreams of being the greatest racer in the world, just like his hero, 5-time Indianapolis 500 champ, Guy Gagne.

Reynolds is to fill in the voice of Turbo, backed up by a list of impressive actors such as , , , , , , , , , Kurtwood Smith, and .

"Ryan Reynolds' infectious enthusiasm and humor will bring life to the lead role of 'Turbo' and set the tone for this amazing roster of all-star voice talent," DreamWorks Animation Chief Creative Officer Bill Damaschke said in a statement Friday, February 24. "This high-octane journey will take audiences on the race of their lives and completely redefine the traditional notion of moving at a snail's pace."

"Turbo" is scheduled to come to the big screen on July 19, 2013. David Soren (Merry Madagascar) is set to direct the film based on his own original concept.


  1. Anne Hathaway Admits She Faked Happiness During Her 2013 Oscar Win
  2. 'Real Housewives of Miami' Star Larsa Splits From Husband Scottie Pippen Amid Future Romance Rumor
  3. Former Bachelorette Desiree Hartsock Gives Birth to Baby Boy
  4. Jennifer Lawrence to Lead Zelda Fitzgerald Biopic
  5. Kim Kardashian's Family Shares Throwbacks and Birthday Wishes as She Turns 36
  6. Chris Pratt to Return to TV as Guest Star on His Wife Anna Faris' 'Mom'
  7. Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams Named Co-Chairs for 2017 Met Gala
  8. Shailene Woodley Writes Powerful Essay About Her Arrest During Pipeline Protest