The world gets its first glimpse of the upcoming Apple TV + animated film Wolfwalkers, thanks to a trailer that was dropped today.
The film, directed by Oscar nominee Tom Moore (Song of the Sea) and Ross Stewart, follow the adventures of a young apprentice hunter named Robyn Goodfellowe. Goodfellowe travels to Ireland in the 17th century to help her father hunt for a pack of wolves – only to meet a girl who is part of a tribe rumored to be a wolf at night.
Robyn is played by Honor Kneafsey, while her father, Bill, is played by Sean Bean.
The trailer looks fascinatingly enchanting in a kind Spirited Away feel. (And if it can achieve 1/100 of what that movie achieved, Apple is a huge winner.)
Wolfwalkers: Apple TV + its first animated film
Apple has already dipped its toe in animation through its various child-focused series. It also created an ambitious short animated film for this year’s Earth Day, with a cast from the A-list. But, Wolfwalkers is the first animated film to come to Apple TV +. The film runs 100 minutes. It comes at a time when Apple TV + is focusing more on movies.
Wolfwalkers will debut on Apple TV + “soon.” Before that time, it will debut in North America at the Toronto International Film Festival, which starts September 10.
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