Problem singer Ariana Grande has been signed on to voice the upcoming animated film, Underdogs. She plays Laura, the love interest of shy boy Jake (Matthew Morrison of Glee). Together they beat the town bully Ace (Nicolas Hoult, X-Men: Days of Future Past) in a game of foosball but years later, after becoming the world’s best soccer player, Ace returns to his hometown to kidnap Laura (Grande). Jake, the underdog, sets out to save the girl.
Underdogs will also feature the voices of Katie Holmes, John Leguizamo, Saturday Night Live‘s Bobby Moynihan and Rizzoli & Isles‘s Chazz Palminteri. The film will be released in 2D and 3D on April 10, 2015.