Emoji Movie

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Emojis are taking over the world, and it's only a matter of time before they show up in the dictionary. In case you can't get enough of them, an emoji movie is coming out for your enjoyment. Perfectly titled, Emojimovie: Express Yourself, the film is set to be in theaters by summer of next year, according to a press release from Sony Pictures Animation. The animated film features characters voiced by James Corden, Ilana Glazer and T.J. Miller, and follows Hi-5, Jailbreak and Gene respectively on the most millennial adventure ever. Apparently, it's a story about the secret happenings inside your phone. The film imagines an entire world under your smartphone screen called "Textopolis" where all of your beloved emojis reside. Each of them eagerly awaits use by the owner of the phone. All of the emojis, except for Gene, only have one facial expression. Gene was blessed with many. 

This, of course, makes him feel like an outlier in his town. Aww. In an effort to be like the rest of the emojis in Textopolis, Gene rallies up his buddies Jailbreak and Hi-5, to help him find a code that will "fix" his abundant facial expressions. Of course, it wouldn't be an "app-venture" (their words, not ours) without a little drama. During their escapades, "a greater danger threatens the phone" and "the fate of all emojis depends on these three unlikely friends who must save their world before it's deleted forever." 

In case you're wondering more about the other EmojiMovie characters, director Anthony Leondis describes Hi-5 as "highly motivated and highly dramatic," while Jailbreak is a "rebel 'break all the codes' computer programmer." Okay but who else is really curious about that little poop emoji hiding in the corner? An emoji movie wouldn't be complete without the big-eyed poo swirl, you know? We have to wonder what other famous emojis made the cut as well. Will there be a taco? A heart? A randomly levitating businessman? We can only hope. No word on if Kimoji's live in Textopolis either. 

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