Newswire: Andy Samberg and Kelsey Grammer star in Storks, possibly as storks

Arriving to the big-box blockbuster store at the last minute, only to discover that Ninjago is out-of-stock until September 2017, Warner Bros. Animation Group pulled a classic gift-giving move this afternoon. In lieu of the ninja-fighting minifigures it promised, the studio told an elaborate story, one apparently involving baby-transporting shorebirds, Dr. Frasier Crane, and a guy known for delivering a different type of bundle of joy.

As reported by multiple sources, Kelsey Grammer and Andy Samberg will lend their voices to the animated feature Storks, which takes the September 23, 2016 release date originally reserved for the Lego Ninjago movie. While Deadline, Entertainment Weekly, and The Wrap have described the film as a modern spin on the old story/cartoon convention/baby shower decoration involving storks distributing newborn humans, their older sibling, Variety, took a more pragmatic, world-weary approach:

In this uncertain time, when Warner Bros. is showing up one …

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