Pop star Ariana Grande and Nicholas Hoult are among those to sign on to Juan Jose Campanella’s foosball-based animation, set to open in the US in 2D and 3D on April 10, 2015.

New signings include Matthew Morrison, Katie Holmes, John Leguizamo, Eugenio Derbez, Taran Killam, Bobby Moynihan and Chazz Palminteri.

The US cut of the film will feature a reworked script.

Underdogs (pictured) won the Grand Prize Feature Award at this year’s New York International Children’s Film Festival.