In keeping with past traditions in collaborating with Laika Studios,
The animated movie stars the vocal talents of Zach Galifianakis, Hugh Jackman, and Zoe Saldana. In the promotional video from Nike, a team of sneaker designers including Tinker Hatfield set out to design a custom shoe for the 8-foot-tall, 650-pound creature. Enlisting the help of sizeable sporting stars including MLB’s Mike Trout, NFL’s Ndamukong Suh, WNBA’s Sue Bird, and Olympic gold medalist, Simone Biles, the team creates a green, yellow and brown Air Max silhouette.
While there’s no clear look at the entire gigantic sneaker just yet, we do catch a glimpse of the tweed-clad sneaker. Just like the previous Air Jordan 15 Kubo (now reselling upwards of $500 USD) this Nike x Laika Studios “Air Susan” is sure to appeal to animation fans and sneakerheads alike.
Watch the video above to get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the “Air Susan,” and expect Nike to drop official details on March 5.