The Boxcar Children Surprise Island Hits The Big Screen Nationwide

Last Updated on April 21, 2018 by ellen

Have you heard? The Boxcar Children Surprise Island hits the big screen nationwide on May 8th! The beloved Boxcar Children are headed to the silver screen! The new animated feature film The Boxcar Children Surprise Island hits theaters nationwide for a special one-day event on May 8.

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The Boxcar Children Surprise Island

This exciting after-school event is a partnership between Fathom Events, Shout! Kids, and Legacy Classics, and it will also offer moviegoers an exclusive introduction with actor Griffin Gluck and Director Dan Chuba explaining the process of adapting the book to film, and the process of animating. Moviegoers will be able to enjoy the film in approximately 700 select U.S. movie theaters. A complete list of theater locations will be available at Tickets for The Boxcar Children Surprise Island will go on sale Friday, April 6, and can be purchased online or at participating theater box offices.

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The highly-anticipated movie adaption of the popular children’s book of the same name, stars Golden Globe®-winning actor Martin Sheen (The West Wing) as James Alden, Oscar®-winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) as Dr. Moore, Dane DeHaan (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets) as the mysterious Joe, Joey King (Independence Day: Resurgence) as Jesse Alden, Carter Sand (Frozen) as Benny Alden, Gil Birmingham (Twilight) as Lonan Browning, Griffin Gluck (Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life) as Henry Alden, Stephen Stanton (Star Wars Rebels) as Capt. Daniel and Talitha Bateman (The 5th Wave) as Violet.

The Boxcar Children Surprise Island follows the adventures of the orphaned Boxcar Children as they spend an entire summer living on their Grandfather’s small, nearly uninhabited island. There they meet Joe, who is friendly and helpful, and inexplicably living on their island. Does their new friend have a secret?

You can buy your tickets NOW for this special movie showing!

One of my readers will win three books from The Boxcar Children. They are Guide to AdventureGertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children and the novel Surprise Islandon which the film is based.

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