BLAZING SAMURAI (2021) Preview of animated take on Blazing Saddles!


‘Prepare to crack up’

Blazing Samurai is a 2021 American animated comedy film in which a loveable dog with a head full of dreams sets off in search of his destiny. Loosely based on Mel Brooks’ 1974 comedy classic Blazing Saddles and inspired by Japanese animation.

Directed by Mark Koetsier, Paul Stodolny, Chris Bailey and Rob Silvestri from a script co-written by Nate Hopper, Robert Ben Garant and Ed Stone. Produced by Rob Minkoff (director of The Lion King 1994).

The movie features the voice talents of Michael Cera, Samuel L. Jackson, Ricky Gervais, George Takei, Michelle Yeoh, Djimon Hounsou and Mel Brooks.


Hank, a loveable mutt with big dreams of becoming a Samurai. When he finds himself with a new job as sheriff of Kakamucho, he also finds he may have bitten off more than he can chew given the town is inhabited solely by cats.

Release date:

Blazing Samurai will be released later in 2021 on a date to be announced soon.


There is no trailer for Blazing Samurai currently available.