Pharrell Williams Enlists Lil Wayne & Coi Leray For ‘Groundbreaking’ Animated Film

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Pharrell Williams has teamed up with Lil Wayne and Coi Leray for a “groundbreaking” animated film project, promising to redefine storytelling with a unique blend of music, visuals, and narrative; setting a new standard for animated entertainment.

On Friday (April 4) taking to X/Twitter, the official Doodles account shared, in a series of tweets what fans can expect from the upcoming “experience.”

“a groundbreaking storytelling experience from Doodles x Pharrell Williams coming summer 2024,” they wrote in a teaser alongside the project’s official poster.

“our first ever animated special will be accompanied by a Doodles Records original soundtrack with three music videos, featuring some of the world’s biggest artists… …including @LilTunechi and @coi_leray, who will also be voicing characters in the film,” the message continues, unveiling the rappers’ characters: Lil Wayne as a bag of bones rocking a captain’s cap and Coi Leray as a tracksuit-wearing flower.

“Dullsville and the Doodleverse will bridge Doodles’ iconic style with an elevated and cinematic filter, pioneering an unprecedented format of animation and yes, OG’s are at the center of it all,” the statement adds.

As for future prospects, the entertainment company urged fans to “prepare for an adventure of immersive storytelling through film, music, live events,” and more, promising further details to follow soon.

The summer release joins a lengthy roster of films Pharrell Williams has contributed to, including The Grinch (2018), Sing 2 (2021), Despicable Me (2010), Despicable Me 2 (2013), Hidden Figures (2026), and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014), where he served as a composer on the latter four projects.

In a repost of the announcement on Instagram, one fan boldly declared, “This gonna win Wayne his first Emmy [goat emoji] putting it out there [fingers crossed emoji].”

Overall, fans are eagerly anticipating the release.