We shared a few trivia tidbits in out Secret Life of Pets movie quotes post, but we just couldn’t stop there! The Secret Life of Pets is a 3D computer-animated comedy movie hitting theaters on July 8, 2016. The movie stars the voice cast of Louis C.K., Kevin Hart, Eric Stonestreet, Ellie Kemper, Lake Bell, Bobby Moynihan and Hannibal Buress. Here are some interesting facts about The Secret Life of Pets.
Interesting Facts About The Secret Life of Pets
In the movie trailer, there are two songs that are featured. The song Do Your Thing by Basement Jaxx appears in the trailer’s opening sequence. The song appeared on their 2001 album Rooty. The song Bounce by System of a Down appears about 2 minutes into the trailer, showing the poodle rocking out and dancing. The song appeared on their 2001 album Toxicity.
In one of the trailers for the movie, Snowball is riding on a bus. On the back of the bus is a poster for the 2016 movie Sing, produced by Illumination Entertainment, also the producer of The Secret Life of Pets.
When Max and Duke are being picked up by the New York Animal Rescue truck, the license plate read GOTCHA 2.
Jenny Slate, who plays the voice role of Gidget and Louis C.K., who plays the voice role of Max have both previously played in the television series Parks and Recreation. Slate played the role of Mona-Lisa from 2013 to 2015 and Louis played the role of Dave from 2009 to 2012.
The Secret Life of Pets was set to be originally released in theaters on February 12, 2016 but was pushed to its current release date of July 8, 2016.
There are currently two taglines from the movie: “From the humans behind Despicable Me” and “Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re not home?”
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It was announced in December of 2015 that Alexandre Desplat, a film composer from Paris, France, would do the film score for The Secret Life of Pets. He previously did the score for numerous movies including the 2012 Zero Dark Thirty, the 2014 The Grand Budapest Hotel and the 2015 The Danish Girl.