Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie cast: Who voices the characters?

WESTWOOD, CA - MAY 21: (L-R) Actors Nick Kroll, Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, author Dav Pilkey, actress Kristen Schaal, actor Thomas Middleditch and director David Soren attend premiere of DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox's 'Captain Underpants' at Regency Village Theatre on May 21, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Barry King/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - MAY 21: (L-R) Actors Nick Kroll, Ed Helms, Kevin Hart, author Dav Pilkey, actress Kristen Schaal, actor Thomas Middleditch and director David Soren attend premiere of DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox's 'Captain Underpants' at Regency Village Theatre on May 21, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Barry King/Getty Images) /
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The 2017 box office hit Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie was released on Netflix on July 10, and it’s already secured a spot on the streamer’s top 10 movie list. As of July 13, it’s sitting at the No. 4 spot, meaning many people are watching the kid-animated film.

Based on the bestselling children’s book series of the same name by Dav Pilkey, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie follows fourth-grade prankster best friends, George and Harold, who accidentally hypnotize their cruel principal into thinking he’s a superhero named Captain Underpants.

The film is believed to loosely adapt four Captain Underpants books: The Adventures of Captain Underpants (1997), Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets (1999), Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants (2000) and Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 (2014).

It also boasts an incredible voice cast of well-known actors such as Thomas Middleditch, Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll, Jordan Peele, and others. But which characters do these talented actors voice in the film? Find out right below!

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie cast

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – JULY 21: Thomas Middleditch visits the #IMDboat At San Diego Comic-Con 2022: Day One on The IMDb Yacht on July 21, 2022 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for IMDb) /

Emmy-nominated actor Thomas Middleditch voices one of the main protagonists, Harold Hutchins. Harold is very clever and good at drawing. He and his best friend George spend their days coming up with pranks and creating comic books. Middleditch is best known for his role as Richard Hendricks in the comedy series Silicon Valley. He also had roles in the movies Search PartyKong: Skull IslandOnce Upon a Time in Venice and Tag.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 18: Actor/comedian Kevin Hart attends the Netflix’s “True Story” New York Screening at the Whitby Hotel on November 18, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images) /

Another Emmy-nominated actor, Kevin Hart, voices the other main protagonist, George Beard. George is a class clown like his best friend Harold and is usually the person behind the pranks they pull. He also writes the comics while Harold illustrates them. You might’ve watched Hart in movies such as Soul Plane, Think Like a ManRide AlongGet HardCentral Intelligence, Jumanji: Welcome to the JungleNight SchoolFatherhoodThe Man from Toronto and Me Time.

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 17: Ed Helms attends the 2019 Writers Guild Awards L.A. Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 17, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Andrew Toth/WireImage) /

Ed Helms plays the role of Mr. Benjamin “Benny” Krupp, a grumpy and mean principal that becomes hypnotized into becoming Captain Underpants. Helms also had roles in The Office The Hangover trilogy, We’re the MillersVacation, TagCoffee & Kareem and Rutherford Falls.

Here’s a list of more cast members and the characters they play below:

  • Nick Kroll as Professor Poopypants
  • Jordan Peele as Melvin
  • Kristen Schaal as Edith Anthrope
  • Grey Griffin as Miss Anthrope

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie is streaming now on Netflix.

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