Disney has released the first brand new trailer for their latest adaptation, Artemis Fowl! The film is based on the science fiction fantasy novel which was created by Irish author Eoin Colfer in 2001, and featured eight books in the series.
The books centres around twelve-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl, the son of a European crime lord, Artemis Senior. Artemis believes that he has confirmed the existence of fairies and so with his bodyguard Butler, tracks down a sprite posing as a healer in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Check out the trailer below!
And here’s the synopsis:
Twelve-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl has discovered a world below ground of armed and dangerous—and extremely high-tech—fairies. He kidnaps one of them, Holly Short, and holds her for ransom in an effort to restore his family’s fortune. But he may have underestimated the fairies’ powers. Is he about to trigger a cross-species war?
Artemis Fowl is directed by Kenneth Branagh and stars Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Tamara Smart, Nonzo Anozie, with Josh Gad, and Judi Dench. Judy Hofflund and Kenneth Branagh are producing with Angus More Gordon and Matthew Jenkins serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Conor McPherson.
The film is set for release in cinemas on 9th August 2019.