Nut Job 2 hits Irish cinema screens this Friday with premiere to celebrate

Alison Canavan and son James at Nut Job 2 premiere
Alison Canavan and son James at Nut Job 2 premiere

THERE was a festival atmosphere in the lobby of The Odeon Cinema in Point Village Dublin as specially invited guests stepped out for the special family preview screening of the film The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature, prior to it's opening in cinema's nationwide this Friday.

Surly Squirrel (Will Arnett) and the gang are back once again in Oakton where the evil mayor has decided to bulldoze Liberty Park and build a dangerous amusement park in its place.

Surly and his ragtag group of animal friends band together to save their home, defeat the mayor, and take back the park.

The animated film features the voices of Jackie Chan, Will Arnett as well as Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph and Jeff Dunham.

Among those spotted on the red carpet were beauty specialist Alison Canavan and her son James, as well as Tv3's Olivia Fourneau.