DreamWorks Unveils "Almost Home" Short Film

By Garth Franklin Tuesday March 11th 2014 10:15PM

DreamWorks Animation has released the four-minute short "Almost Home". The short film effectively serves as a precursor to their animated feature "Home" scheduled to hit cinemas this Thanksgiving.

Steve Martin plays Captain Smek, the leader of an alien race known as the Boov, who are trying to find a new planet where they can hide from their enemies.

Jim Parsons and Rihanna star in the full film, and adaptatin of Adam Rex's popular children's book "The True Meaning of Happy Smekday," in which a teenage human girl and a Boov outcast go on a life-altering road trip and save both their species.