Madcap Fairy Tale Musical STRANGE MAGIC
STRANGE MAGIC is a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd. being released by Touchstone Pictures January 23, 2015! It’s a madcap fairy tale inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” It’s a tale of a a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps. With popular songs from the past six decades you’ll watch their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. Lucasfilm Animation Singapore and Industrial Light & Magic bring to life the fanciful forest turned upside down with world-class animation and visual effects. They also created the CGI animation for 2011’s Academy Award®-winning film “Rango.”
Watch the new new “Creatures & Cast” featurette for Strange Magic below:
With a story by George Lucas, STRANGE MAGIC is directed by Gary Rydstrom (“Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation,” “Lifted”), produced by Mark S. Miller (associate producer “Mars Attacks!”) and executive produced by George Lucas, with a screenplay by David Berenbaum (“Elf”), Irene Mecchi (“Brave,” “The Lion King”) and Rydstrom. An extraordinary roster of film, television and Broadway stars lend their voices to “Strange Magic,” including Alan Cumming (CBS’ “The Good Wife,” Broadway’s “Cabaret”), Evan Rachel Wood (“The Ides of March”), Kristin Chenoweth (Broadway’s “Wicked”), Maya Rudolph (“Big Hero 6,” “Bridesmaids”), Sam Palladio (ABC’s “Nashville”), newcomer Meredith Anne Bull, Alfred Molina (“Chocolat”), Elijah Kelley (“Hairspray,” “The Butler”), Bob Einstein (HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm”) and Peter Stormare (“Fargo”). Well-known music producer Marius de Vries (“Moulin Rouge”) serves as both the musical director and composer.
Check out the trailer of STRANGE MAGIC below!
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STRANGE MAGIC opens in theatres everywhere on January 23rd!