The third entry in the MADAGASCAR franchise finds the tight-knit group of animals joining a travelling circus in order to get back home to their beloved Central Park Zoo in the Big Apple. After joining the Penguins at Monte Carlo they attract too much attention from Animal Control. Their plans at crossing Europe are consistently hampered by the Captain of Animal Control who wants to make Alex (Ben Stiller) a part of his collection. Noah Baumbach provides the script, with Eric Darnell handling director duties. Also features voices from, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Sacha Baron Cohen reprise the voice roles, with Frances McDormand stepping in as the villain.