|Directed by||:||Timothy Reckart||Produced by||:||Jenni Magee Cook||Starring||:||Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key||Production company||:||Sony Pictures Animation, Walden Media||Country||:||United States|
The Star is a 2017 American computer-animated Christian adventure comedy film directed by Timothy Reckart. Based on the Nativity of Jesus, and an original idea by Tom Sheridan, the screenplay was written by Carlos Kotkin and Simon Moore. It is produced by Sony Pictures Animation, with partnership from Walden Media, Affirm Films and The Jim Henson Company. It stars the voices of Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Clarkson, Patricia Heaton, Kristin Chenoweth, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry, and Oprah Winfrey.
The film was released by Columbia Pictures through its parental label Sony Pictures Entertainment on November 17, 2017 in the United States. It was met with mixed reviews and has grossed over $61 million worldwide. The film received a nomination for Best Original Song ("The Star") at the 75th Golden Globe Awards.