Slate wrote the script for a reboot of the Looney Tunes franchise for Warner Bros. She co-created and voiced Marcel, a talking shell with an Oobi eye and a pair of doll shoes, in Marcel the Shell with Shoes On.
Slate's first major role in a film was as Zoe, an antagonist, from Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.
She also provided the voices of Ted's mom in The Lorax, Gidget in The Secret Life of Pets, and also Harley Quinn in The Lego Batman Movie.
- Jenny Slate was a guest star on the HBO show Hello Ladies which starred Nate Torrence.
- She will appear in the 2017 film Gifted with Octavia Spencer.
- She starred in House of Lies with Kristen Bell.
- She co-starred with Alan Tudyk in Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.
- She co-starred with Jason Bateman in The Longest Week.