The Hub is a 1995 American animated comedy film produced by TjsWorld2011 Entertainment for Paramount Pictures. It was the second film from TW2011 Entertainment, as well as its first to be distributed by Paramount, who would later become a prominent distributor of many of its films. It was also the studio's first independently-produced feature, after its co-production with Film Roman on its first film Operation BLUE (1994). The film tells the story of four middle school students who win internships at MTV, but they slowly begin to drift apart from each other and succumb to fame's desires, so they must come back together to cover the biggest live event in MTV's history.
The Hub was released on August 11, 1995 by Paramount Pictures to mostly positive reviews from critics. It earned over $121.3 million worldwide over its $43 million budget. It was later released on VHS and LaserDisc on December 12, 1995, and on DVD on April 15, 1997.
- 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: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack and The Hub: Original Motion Picture Score
The film received mostly positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 69%.