The Nut Job 2 is currently in production and will be released to theaters on August 11, 2017.
Returning voice cast includes Will Arnett (Surly), Katherine Heigl (Andie), Maya Rudolph (Precious the Dog), Gabriel Iglesias (Jimmy) and Jeff Dunham (Mole). New cast members include Bobby Moynihan (The Mayor), Bobby Cannavale (Frankie), Isabela Moner (Heather) Sebastian Maniscalco (Johnny) and Jackie Chan as Mr. Feng.
The sequel takes audiences back to the town of Oakton, where the evil mayor decides to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place. Surly Squirrel and his ragtag group of animal friends band together to save their home, defeat the mayor and take back the park.