Came across some photos of the cast of The Smurfs as production revs into gear in NYC.

Neil Patrick Harris and Jayma Mays in The SmurfsNeil Patrick Harris in The SmurfsHank Azaria as Gargamel in The SmurfsGet down with your bad self, Hank! They did a really great job on the make-up. I hope he has the cackle down.

I’ve also managed to get my hands on the complete cast list. There are a lot of people here:

Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Sofia Vergara, Anton Yelchin, Jonathan Winters, Katy Perry, Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen, George Lopez, Paul Reubens, John Oliver, Kenan Thompson, B.J. Novak, Jeff Foxworthy, Wolfgang Puck and Gary Basaraba.

and the plot synopsis:

In the 3D August 3, 2011 release, the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village and they tumble from their magical world into ours – in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.

Hmmmm…… does anyone else catch a whiff of Disney’s Enchanted surrounding that plot?

At any rate, after being pushed back three times, The Smurfs will hit theaters on August 3rd, 2010.

Via: Vulture and ComingSoon.Net