Kumail Nanjiani brings voice of Anxious Dad in 'Migration' trailer.

Kumail Nanjiani brings voice of Anxious Dad in ‘Migration’ trailer.

The big sick star Kumail Nanjiani as anxious daddy duck Mack and Elizabeth Banks as Pam, the witty matriarch of the Mallard clan, in the latest trailer for the upcoming animated picture from the family ducks franchise Migration, from the Minions studio Illumination Entertainment and Universal.

“Hey! We are not flying through this crazy death trap,” Mack tells his family as they dodge buses, scooters and people as they pass through New York City heading south. Also Caspar Jennings as Dax, the confident and restless son of the Mallards, and Tresi Gazal as Gwen, the innocent and lovable daughter of the family, while Awkwafina voices the grumpy leader of a gang of New York City pigeons.

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The Mallard family takes a vacation after Pam convinces an overprotective Mack that it’s okay to take the family out of the comfort of their New England backwater to see a wider world, and eventually Jamaica. “What kind of father would I be if I put my little birds in danger for no reason other than the possibility of a Caribbean vacation?” Mack asks Pam as he holds Dax and Gwen tightly at one point in the teaser.

But Pam wants her family to see the world, so they take a flight to head south for the winter.

From a screenplay by Mike White, CGI animation Migration The film also has an ensemble voice cast that includes Carol Kane as Erin the heron, Keegan-Michael Key voicing a homesick Jamaican parrot cooped up in a Manhattan diner, David Mitchell as the yogic leader of a mysterious duck farm and Danny DeVito co-stars as Mack’s gruff, adventure-averse Uncle Dan.

Directed by Benjamin Renner, Migration is produced by Illumination founder and CEO Chris Meledandri. Lighting projects, including the Despicable Me franchises, have grossed more than $8 billion globally. The latest studio features include The Super Mario Bros. Movie AND Minions: The Rise of Gru.