This past Thursday afternoon, Sony Animation unveiled some early unfinished footage of its upcoming release, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
" (opening on September 27). "Cloudy 2" is, of course, the sequel to the 2009 hit film that was loosely based on the popular book by Judi and Ron Barrett
. Sadly, we can't just show you the footage, but we can tell you about it! (Which, misleading exclamation point aside, is admittedly a disappointment. We will do our best.)
If you have children, prepare to purchase them the toy replicas of something called "foodimals."
If you remember the first movie, our hero, Flint (Bill Hader
), invented a machine that turns water into food. This eventually created quite the disaster on the island of Swallow
Falls. In the sequel -- which picks up 60 seconds after the first one ends -- the island is evacuated of human beings and is later replaced by hybrid food/animal creatures,