Based on the very first book of Eoin Colfer‘s very popular series of the exact same name, and directed by Kenneth Branagh, Disney’s Artemis Fowl has actually started primary photography and will movie in England, Northern Ireland and Ho Chi Minh City. The book was adjusted for the screen by acclaimed playwright Conor McPherson I’m sure the timing of this statement is totes coincidental and in no other way associated to that Warner Bros. is poised to expose a make over at the current installation in their Harry Potter franchise, a franchise that Artemis Fowl is typically compared with.
Descended from a long line of criminal masterminds, 12- year-old genius Artemis Fowl discovers himself in a fight of strength and shrewd versus an effective, covert race of fairies who might lag his dad’s disappearance. Newbie Ferdia Shaw plays the title character, with Lara McDonnell( Love, Rosie) playing Captain Holly Short, a tough, perky fairy, who is abducted by Artemis for a ransom of fairy gold. Artemis Fowl is on track for an August 9, 2019 release date.
In the underground fairy world of Haven City, Academy Award-winner Dame Judi Dench plays Commander Root, the leader of the reconnaissance department of the LEPrecon, the fairy police, and Josh Gad plays Mulch Diggums, a kleptomaniac dwarf, who tries to assist rescue Holly. Above ground, Nonso Anozie plays the Fowl household bodyguard, called Butler, and Tamara Smart( The Worst Witch) plays Butler’s niece Juliet. Miranda Raison( Murder on the Orient Express) plays Artemis’ mom Angeline.
Other members of the cast consist of Josh McGuire( About Time), Hong Chau( Downsizing), Nikesh Patel( London Has Fallen), Michael Abubakar( Trust Me), Jake Davies( A Brilliant Young Mind), Rachel Denning( Doctor Who), Matt Jessup( Dread), Simone Kirby( Alice Through the Looking Glass), Sally Messham( Allied) and Adrian Scarborough( Les Misérables).
Branagh restores a number of members of his innovative group, consisting of Haris Zambarloukos, director of photography; Jim Clay, production designer; Patrick Doyle, author; and Carol Hemming, hair and makeup designer– all whom dealt with Branagh’s 2017 directorial task, Murder on the Orient Express The outfit designer is Sammy Sheldon Differ( Assassin’s Creed), and the movie will be modified by Martin Walsh( Wonder Woman). The movie is produced by Kenneth Branagh and Judy Hofflund, with Matthew Jenkins and Angus More Gordon acting as executive manufacturers.
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