Fans of the international best-selling young adult book series Artemis Fowl got their first look at the upcoming Disney adaptation of the series on Tuesday when the first teaser trailer dropped online.
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Directed by Kenneth Branagh (Thor, Thor: The Dark World), Artemis Fowl follows the story of the eponymous character (played by newcomer Ferdia Shaw), a teenage genius and criminal mastermind, who discovers the existence of a fairy world and kidnaps the fairy LEPrecon officer Holly Short (Lara McDonnell) for ransom to fund the search for his missing father. Also joining the cast are Dame Judi Dench as Commander Root, Josh Gad as Mulch Diggums, Nonso Anozie as Butler, and Adrian Scarborough as The Goblin Chef.
The film, according to the series’ author Eoin Colfer, will cover the first novel in the eight-novel series.
The film is slated for release on August 9, 2019.
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