The Hub is a 1995 American animated comedy film produced by TjsWorld2011 Entertainment for Paramount Pictures. It was the second feature film from TW2011 Entertainment, as well as its first independently-produced feature after its co-production with Film Roman on its first film Operation BLUE (1993). The film tells the story of four middle school students who win internships as hosts at MTV, but slowly begin to drift apart from each other, so they must come back together to cover the biggest live event in MTV's history.
The Hub was released on August 11, 1995 to mostly positive reviews from critics, and was a modest box office success, earning over $81.3 million worldwide on its $20 million budget. It was later released on VHS and LaserDisc on June 11, 1996, on DVD on April 10, 2001, and on Blu-ray on August 15, 2011.
- Michael Kastek as Brad
- Kath Soucie as Emma
- Jason Alexander as Robbie
- Nolan North as Mark
- Tom Kenny as Mr. Headroom, the CEO of MTV and the overseer of broadcast operations
- Jeff Glen Bennett as Mr. Julio, the quartet's mentor at MTV
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- A teaser trailer was released on December 4, 1994, and was attached to films such as Street Fighter, Dumb and Dumber, and Richie Rich.
- The first theatrical trailer was released on March 14, 1995, and was attached to films such as Man of the House, Tommy Boy, and A Goofy Movie.
- The second theatrical trailer was released on May 18, 1995, and was attached to films such as Apollo 13, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie, Pocahontas, and Batman Forever.
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- Further information: The Hub: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack
The film received mostly positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 69%.