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Behind the Voice: Your Favorite Actors are the Characters and Disney Princesses in 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'

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It's a powerhouse cast of actors joining John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman in 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' -- the highly anticipated hi-tech sequel to Disney's 2012 highly-rated hit 'Wreck-It Ralph'!

In this second installment, our favorite video game characters Ralph (Reilly) and Vanellope von Schweetz (Silverman) take their adventuring into the next level --from the video game arcade into the massive world wide web. The duo has to travel to the expansive Internet to look for a replacement part needed to save Sugar Rush, Vanellope's candy-filled kart-racing video game. This new thrilling world is inhabited by the citizens of the Internet and they are going to encounter all sorts of new and familiar characters along the way -- and these 'Netizens' are voiced by some of Hollywood's favorite actors, including Gal Gadot, Mandy Moore, and the original voice actors of Disney's most iconic princesses!

Here are actors behind the voices of the Ralph Breaks the Internet:

1. John C. Reilly

voicing Ralph, a good guy 'baddie' from the classic video game 'Fix-It Felix Jr.'

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Reily reprises his role as Ralph in this sequel. The American comedian actor is known for his roles in films such as Chicago, Gangs of New York, and Guardians of the Galaxy, and is widely acclaimed for this acting range, and he is often seen in films starring alongside his real-life best friend Will Ferrel (Step Brothers, Anchorman 2, Talladega Nights).

2. Sarah Silverman

as Vanellope von Schweetz, the 'Glitch' princess of the racing game Sugar Rush

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The stand-up comedian brings back the quirky, and spunky Vanellope in this sequel. Silverman, known for her outspokenness and laser-sharp wit, has earned and won multiple award nominations, including an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special.

3. Jane Lynch

as Sergeant Calhoun, the tough-as-nails player's guide character from shooter arcade game Hero's Duty

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Jane Lynch is reprising her role as the hardcore sergeant who marries Felix by the end of the first film. Popular for her portrayal of Sue Sylvester in Glee which won her an Emmy, Lynch has also voiced other characters in the Disney universe in television shows like Phineas and Ferb, Handy Manny, and Goldie & Bear. Lynch is currently the host of 'Hollywood Game Night,' an award-winning game show that's been running for five seasons.

4. Jack McBrayer

as Fix-It Felix Jr., Niceland's resident handyman and main star of video game Fix-It Felix Jr.

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Known for his comedic performances in Late Night with Conan O'Brien, the celebrated actor-comedian is famous for portraying Kenneth in hit television series 30 Rock, where McBrayer received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination and seven Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. You probably remember his hilarious cameo in Mariah Carey's 'Touch My Body music video where he plays a geeky computer store employee. This year, McBrayer returns to voice Felix in 'Ralph Breaks the Internet,' now married to Sergeant Tamora Jean Calhoun.

5. Gal Gadot

as Shank, a leather-clad badass boss racer from 'Slaughter Race' an online auto-racing game

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Who better actress to voice a kickass and gritty female race car driver than an equally kickass actress? Gal Gadot is voicing a new character in the upcoming film, and the actress needs no further introduction. The former beauty queen and fashion model served two years with the Israel Defense Forces as a combat instructor and is also wicked good in basketball. Her natural grit and fearlessness paired with effortless beauty make her one of the most admired real-life wonder women of this generation.

6. Alfred Molina

as Double Dan, a massive, slimy slug from the Dark Net, where all shady online creatures reside

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English actor Alfred Molina has been known for his villainous roles such as in Spider-Man 2 and The Sorcerer's Apprentice. Molina has also been part of both Broadway and West End productions, is fluent in both Spanish and Italian, and is the voice behind many animated characters in film, television, and video games such as 'Rango,' 'Monsters University' and 'The Wild Thornberrys.'

7. Taraji P. Henson

as Yesss, the content guru from 'BuzzzTube,' a trend-generating website

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This new character is going to school the old school Ralph and Vanellope about getting Likes and going viral in the world wide web! The trendy guru is portrayed by Taraji P. Henson, known as the tenacious Cookie Lyon in the series 'Empire,' earned multiple nominations for her role in 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.' More recently, she starred in the Oscar-nominated 'Hidden Figures' and was also named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine.

8. Idina Menzel

as Elsa from Disneys 'Frozen'

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The Broadway actress, singer, and songwriter returns to her 2013 Disney roots as Anna's older sister, the Snow Queen. Menzel, known for her Broadway musical roles in 'Rent' and 'Wicked,' will return to the big screen next year when 'Frozen 2' will be released in November 2019.

9. Kristen Bell

as Anna from Disneys 'Frozen'

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Princess Anna of Arendelle is one of the many Disney princesses appearing on 'Ralph Breaks the Internet,' and what better way to bring back Anna than for her original voice actress to join in on the fun? Before she returns in 'Frozen 2' Kristen Bell is voicing Anna in the Wreck-It Ralph sequel. The actress who gained fame in the series 'Veronica Mars' (2004-2007) is also starring in 'The Good Place,' its third season premiering last September.

10. Mandy Moore

as Rapunzel from Disney's 'Tangled'

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The 'This is Us' actress found time from filming the drama series to return with her princess character. Tangled isn't Moore's only Disney project, though -- the 'A Walk to Remember' actress starred in 'The Princess Diaries' in 2001 alongside Julie Andrews, and has also lent her voice to several Disney projects such as 'Brother Bear 2' and 'Tron: Uprising.'

Aside from these famous Hollywood personalities on the list, you can expect more surprise characters, cameos, and easter eggs from the film, just like the first movie! Eleven of the original actors voicing the Disney princesses are going to join in on the fun: Jodi Benson as Ariel, Paige O'Hara as Belle, Linda Larkin as Jasmine, Auli'i Cravalho as Moana, Ming-Na Wen as Mulan, Kelly Macdonald as Merida, Anika Noni Rose as Tiana, and Irene Bedard as Pocahontas are once again giving voice to their strong female characters and it's the princesses' very first onscreen appearance together!

Join Ralph and Vanellope in their newest quest on the Internet to meet these characters and more! Disney’s "Ralph Breaks the Internet" is now showing in Philippine cinemas. Click here for a complete list of screening schedules.

 

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