In Theaters May 8
The Boxcar Children - Surprise Island
After School Event
One of the most-read children’s book series of all time comes alive on the big screen in the Boxcar Children – Surprise Island based on the second book from the series by Gertrude Chandler, featuring the voice talents of Martin Sheen, J.K. Simmons, Griffin Gluck, Joey King, Dane DeHaan and more!
The Alden children have a home with their grandfather now – but their adventures are just beginning! The first surprise comes when they learn they’ll be spending the summer on their private island. A kind stranger who lives there is always happy to help the children out, but does this new friend have a secret?
This special after school event will also feature a special introduction and an exclusive short program with producer/director Dan Chuba about how the adaptation of a book to movie works and the process of animating!
Run Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Categories: Kids and Family
Special Fathom Features
Henry is the oldest of the Alden children. He works hard to be a good role model for his siblings. He loves building and repairing things.
Jessie is the oldest sister of the Alden children. She is good at taking charge of a situation and is very organized and tidy. She enjoys cooking and making lists.
Violet is the young Alden sister, Violet is a bit shy and very creative. She loves to draw, take photos and play the violin.
Benny is the youngest Alden child, he is full of curiosity and questions. He enjoys playing with their dog, Watch.
After finding his lost grandchildren, J. H. Alden is thrilled to have his family back in his life.
Joe is a mysterious young man who lives on the island. He is very kind and happy to help the children in their adventures.
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