Directed by Kenneth Branagh e inspired by the first book of the homonymous series signed by Eoin Colfer, the Disney movie Artemis Fowl will arrive in Italian theaters on 27 May. Artemis Fowl will bring to the big screen the extraordinary and fantastic adventure of the brilliant twelve year old Artemis Fowl involved in a battle that will require a lot of strength and cunning against a powerful secret race of fairies, possible responsible for the disappearance of his father.
Descendant of a long line of criminal minds, the brilliant XNUMX-year-old Artemis Fowl is the protagonist of a fantastic and exciting adventure as he tries to find his father who has mysteriously disappeared. With the help of her loyal bodyguard, Artemis sets off to find him and in doing so discovers the existence of an ancient hidden civilization: the incredibly advanced world of fairies. Assuming that his father's disappearance is somehow connected to this secret world, the shrewd Artemis devises a dangerous plan that will involve him in a cunning duel against the mighty fairies.
"Disney and Kenneth Branagh have found a magical way to extract my imagination, mix it with a touch of Disney magic and project, as if by magic, this mixture on the big screen - said Eoin Colfer, author of the book series"Artemis Fowl". - "I can't wait for the audience to see the film".
"Eoin Colfer has created an important series of books and a completely original universe of characters - states the director Kenneth Branagh. - "Our hope is that fans of this charismatic anti-hero will also join a new audience in the room to enjoy a sea of surprises, clever implications and twists, in typical Artemis Fowl style.
His Irish adventures are breathtaking, engaging and full of energy. Inspired by his legendary cheekiness and humor, we had the privilege of bringing the myth from the page to the big screen, with the hope of creating a new hero. It was a real joy to be part of this project. "
The film is starring Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Josh Gad, Tamara smart, Nonso Anozie, Josh McGuire, Nikesh Patel and Adrian Scarborough, with Colin Farrell e Judi Dench. Artemis Fowl is produced by Kenneth Branagh and Judy Hofflund, while Angus More Gordon and Matthew Jenkins are executive producers. The screenplay is signed by Conor McPherson and Hamish McColl.