Ever wonder what your pets are doing when you’re not around to keep an eye on them? What kind of mischief do they get up to? Are they really just waiting by the door for you to come back? Or do they have other plans?
According to Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures, the answer is “All of the above and then some.”
The trailer doesn’t give any sense that there is any coherent narrative running through the whole movie, but perhaps the vignettes add up to something more when they are in the movie itself.
Also, they want to wish you a Merry Christmas:
Synopsis for The Secret Life of Pets
For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.
Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their animated feature-film debuts in The Secret Life of Pets, which co-stars Steve Coogan, Ellie Kemper, Bobby Moynihan, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Hannibal Buress, Jenny Slate and Albert Brooks. Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy produce the film directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2), co-directed by Yarrow Cheney and written by Brian Lynch and Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio. www.thesecretlifeofpets.com