The quirky seals of Cape Town are experiencing some serious stardom after being the inspiration behind a new animation that locals are bound to love!
Seal Team is an animated feature by the local award-winning animation company, Triggerfish, and follows the story of Quinn, a seal who finds joy in splashing around in the waters off the coast of the Mother City.
He has a few nasty encounters with great white sharks and decides it’s time that the roles are reversed. Quinn gathers a squad of seals who are willing to teach the sharks a lesson or two, and call themselves the Seal Team. But they discover that the task is extremely challenging.
The cast includes Jessie T. Usher as Quinn, Emmy winner Matthew Rhys, four-time Annie Awards nominee Patrick Warburton, Sharlto Copley and John Kani who plays Rafiki in The Lion King, and Grammy Award winner Seal amongst other big names.
Seal Team is the feature film debut of South African writer-director Greig Cameron and is co-directed by Kane Croudace. It will be available to stream on Netflix from December 31 2021.
Watch the trailer here: