He stated that people didn't know there was a 1998 version which people also forgot about. Zoey later goes to Rudolph's home to see him but is told by his father Blitzen that he has ran away so she goes off to look for him and ends up crossing the bridge of the ice queen Stormella which is off limits and is imprisoned by Stormella. Santa sends Boone and Doggle to search for Rudolph and Zoey. It is revealed that a baby reindeer which his parents, Blitzen and his wife, Mitzi name Rudolph is born with an unusual red, shiny nose a birth which the Sprites joyfully witness as well. In 2018 Josh Gad was then reported to play Slyly after Galecki left production. At first, Slyly and a regretful Rudolph trick the polar bear into thinking his cave will collapse and make him run away. Rudolph wishes for Stormella to be nice and after some reluctance she does and starts to kiss Ridley, who in annoyance, asks for someone to change Stormella back to her old self.
She is shown to not be pleased when Rudolph is disqualified from the games because his nose triggered off because of Arrow's taunts and caused Arrow to crash and confronts Arrow who is made winner by default. There, he meets the Sprites, who tell Rudolph that he must rescue the kidnapped Zoey. The group are then found by Doggle and , who were sent out by Santa to find Rudolph and Zoey. However, the jig is up when an angry Leonard quickly returns and realizes he's been tricked. After Stormella imprisons Rudolph and when they try to free Zoey, Ridley plays piano whilst Stormella sings I Hate Santa Claus. Arrow then devilish glare at Rudolph knowing that he will be a flyer and knows he isn't done with Rudolph.
Later that night, Rudolph has a nightmare about the remarks people made about his nose and wakes up to get fresh air. Rudolph guides Santa's sleigh through the storm, and receives a hero's welcome when he returns. In the books Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: A Retelling of the New Animated Movie and Rudolph Saves The Sprites, Rudolph's appearance remains the same except his antlers are smaller than they are in the film and look more like the antlers his had as a yearling. It was later announced that Blue Sky would still be helping but there name won't be in the credits Writing Phil Johnston came in and wrote the script along with Jordan Roberts the script was later completed in October 2018 Nolan stated that one of the spirits named Aurora will not be a fairy in this one but a reindeer. Just then Arrow comes in and interrupts them.
Adolescence A few years later, an adolecent Zoey prepares to take part in the Junior Reindeer Games with Rudolph and Arrow. A year later, Rudolph starts school, where he is ridiculed by everyone including his mean-spirited cousin and Cupid's son, Arrow for wanting to be among Santa's reindeer, the Flyers, just like his own father, despite his nose. He runs into Stormella who he offers to help her and she agrees. At night, unknowingly with the help and guidance of the Sprites of the Northern Lights, Rudolph Zoey and Gadget finds an empty cave where he decides to sleep in. They endow baby Rudolph with a glowing nose so Blitzen and Mitzi will notice and rescue him. Later at night, Blitzen and Mitzi find a farewell note from Rudolph in their home. When Rudolph starts getting teased Gadget goes up to Arrow and does a speech on fitting in.
Much to the Ice Queen's dismay, Rudolph wishes that Stormella would be nice. Later in the morning, they meet up with Rudolph's three uncles- Dasher, Comet, and Cupid -and introduce Rudolph to them. On August 2nd Nolan stated they got a ton of actors and actresses for this film. Zoey gives her pendant to Rudolph to bring him good fortune, much to the chagrin of Arrow, who is now in a relationship with Zoey. Then, Stormella fulfills her vow and unleashes a humongous blizzard upon the North Pole using her magical powers. When Stormella finds out, she closes her ice bridge to the public as punishment, and if anybody dares to cross it, she threatens to create a blizzard so strong it will stop Santa from delivering presents to children around the world. A few reindeer continue laughing and Rudolph eventually runs away from school because of all the teasing Zoey and Gadget decide to head out and look for Rudolph.
After Rudolph apologizes, though, Leonard lets him and Slyly stay. The film was the first theatrical feature from , long known as a home video company. It is here where Zoey admits her true feelings for Rudolph who too admits his love for her. Once everyone's asleep, Rudolph starts having a nightmare which includes bad memories from his childhood about how he was ridiculed for his red nose, which causes him to wake up and walk outside a little. Much to the Ice Queen's dismay, Rudolph wishes that Stormella would turn from evil to kindhearted rather than to have a normal nose like he always wanted instead.
Rudolph, Leonard, and Slyly journey to Stormella's castle, but upon arrival, Slyly stays behind out of fear of Stormella's pet wolves while Rudolph and Leonard enter. When Rudolph and Zoey arrive at Ice Castle to rescue the Sprites, Ridley catches them and says that the Sprites are a surprise for Stormella and will perform their light show for her, but intended to let them go afterwards. They instruct him on how to properly use his nose, and Rudolph, Gadget Leonard, and Slyly journey to Stormella's castle to free Zoey. Prancer are the only ones in the class who don't bully Rudolph. When Stormella tries to attack Zoey, Rudolph jumps to his friend's defence and his nose lights up, causing Stormella to fall down a cliffside. Unfortunately, the disqualifies Rudolph for this incident and makes Arrow winner instead, much to the anger of Blitzen and Zoey.
Sequel A sequel to the film is in development and the film will be called Rudolph 2:Bell's Adventure Release Date Rudolph The Red nosed Reindeer was originally going to hit theaters December 4th 2025 but was later pushed back for two years and went from December 4th to the 23rd so it now will hit theaters on December 23rd 2027. Nolan stated that the film will be in 3D and people would be given 3D glasses that glow red in the dark during the movie. Prancer and Zoey, a kind young doe whom Rudolph has a crush on. Bill Hader and Joaquin Phoenix and Johnny Galecki were first in talks to play Slyly but the role was given to Josh Gad Michael Keaton was rumored for the role of Leonard. Prancer made fun of him. At night, unknowingly with the help and guidance of the Sprites, Rudolph journeys across the North Pole, and eventually befriends an Arctic fox named Slyly and later, a polar bear named Leonard. Meanwhile, the stork carrying Rudolph suffers a terrible cold and accidentally loses his bundle after a violent sneeze.
Rudolph thinks that his father is ashamed of him, and decides to run away from home, leaving a letter to his parents. He decides to in order to find Rudolph he must lure Rudolph by capturing Zoey. But Rudolph misinterprets it to believe that his father is ashamed of him, and decides to run away from home. It stars Zachary Gordon Bill Hader Johnny Galecki Scarlett Johannson Reese Witherspoon Amy Poehler Anna Kendrick John Goodman Nolan Massey Matt Damon Liam Neeson Zach Galifinakis and Simon Pegg. When Stormella finds out, she demands Santa hand them over to her.