Marc Maron does not like animated movies.
The 58-year-old comic voices Mr. Snake within the DreamWorks flick ‘The Bad Guys’, which follows a bunch of felony animals trying to tug off a heist, however says he isn’t a fan of the style.
Marc instructed Variety on the film’s premiere in Los Angeles on Tuesday (12.04.22): “I’m not a big animated movie guy, my sense of animation goes back to when I was in high school and Ralph Bakshi’s ‘Wizards’ came out.
“So my level of reference is somewhat stale. But this one was good!”
Marc is also set to feature in the animated movie ‘DC League of Super-Pets’, which will be released this summer, as the voice of villain Lex Luthor and thought that it was going to be a TV series at first.
The podcaster explained: “They wished me to be dry and sarcastic. So I performed it type of like me, however with somewhat extra of a chew.
“That one, I didn’t even realise it was a big movie. They were just like, ‘Do you want to do this voice for Lex Luthor?’ and I was like, ‘Yeah!’ I thought it was a TV series, but now it’s going to be a huge movie. I should probably research more.”
‘The Bad Guys’, which additionally options the voices of Sam Rockwell, Awkwafina and Anthony Ramos, is being directed by Pierre Perifel – who confirmed that DreamWorks hope that it’s the starting of a franchise.
He mentioned: “There’s definitely potential for more. We’re trying to gauge if this movie actually captures the imagination of the public enough, or the audience enough.
“But if that is the case, I’m down for it, after all. I really like this gang of characters.”