The time is coming as soon as once more to enterprise into the distinct humor and world of the late creator Terry Pratchet. The Wonderful Maurice, an animated movie set to premiere in 2022, is the variation of one of many creator’s best-selling youngsters’s novels, and it’s a part of his Discworld sequence – an enormous shared universe that has all types of loopy and humorous tales. On this one, a witty cat decides to play an extended con however shortly sees his rip-off go south.
First introduced in 2019, The Wonderful Maurice has now dropped a first-look official picture that, after all, options the title character. He seems a little bit bowled over by a human interplay. Is the cat who can discuss his method out of any scenario instantly confused?
The Wonderful Maurice is ready to be a must-watch for followers of each animated movies and voice work, since its voice forged is chock-full of A-list actors. Hugh Laurie (Home, M.D.) will play the title character, and he’s joined by Emilia Clarke (Sport of Thrones), David Tennant (Physician Who), David Thewlis (Harry Potter movie sequence), Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey), Gemma Arterton (The King’s Man), Rob Brydon (Holmes & Watson), and Himesh Patel (Yesterday).
The animated movie is being co-directed by Toby Genkel (Ooops! Noah is Gone…) and Florian Westermann. The latter is making his directorial debut. The screenplay was written by Terry Rossio (Shrek, Pirates of the Caribbean: Lifeless Man’s Chest).
This isn’t the one Pratchett adaptation at present within the works. Season 2 of Prime Video’s Good Omens began manufacturing this week. The sequence additionally stars David Tennant, whose voice is featured in The Wonderful Maurice. Previous to that, Pratchett’s Troll Bridge was tailored into a brief movie, launched in 2019.
The Wonderful Maurice is but to get an official launch date.
You possibly can take a look at the official synopsis beneath:
Maurice is a streetwise ginger cat who comes up with a money-making rip-off impressed by the legend of the Pied Piper – befriending a gaggle of self-taught speaking rats. When Maurice and the rodents attain the stricken city of Unhealthy Blintz, they meet a bookworm known as Malicia and their little con quickly goes down the drain.
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