Norm of the North stars Rob Schneider as Norm, a polar bear who has been displaced from his Arctic home, along with his three lemming friends, and they end up in New York City, where Norm becomes the mascot of a corporation he soon learns is tied to the fate of his homeland.
The film also stars Heather Graham, Bill Nighy, Ken Jeong, Zachary Gordon, Colm Meaney, Loretta Devine and Gabriel Iglesias, and I really can’t get worked up about this in any form whatsoever.
Norm of the North is released in the UK on January 22nd, a good few weeks ahead of the half time, so that feels like an odd time to put it out. It looks rather lazy compared to most CGI kids films being released these days, and rather like a bad spin-off from the Ice Age movies, so perhaps that’s why it’s being given the short shrift.
Check out the trailer below and click on the poster for the full-size version:
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