|Directed by||:||David Soren||Produced by||:||Mireille Soria, Mark Swift||Based on||:||Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey||Starring||:||Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll, Jordan Peele, Kristen Schaal||Production company||:||DreamWorks Animation, Scholastic Entertainment, Mikros Image||Country||:||United States|
Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (or simply known as Captain Underpants) is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated superhero comedy film based on the children's novel series Captain Underpants by Dav Pilkey. The film was produced by DreamWorks Animation, and Scholastic Entertainment with animation production provided by Mikros Image Montreal. It was directed by David Soren, written by Nicholas Stoller and stars the voices of Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Thomas Middleditch, Nick Kroll, Jordan Peele, and Kristen Schaal. The plot follows two imaginative elementary school prankster students, George Beard and Harold Hutchins (Hart and Middleditch) who hypnotize their mean-spirited principal, Mr. Krupp (Helms), into thinking he is Captain Underpants, a hero in comic books George and Harold write together.