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Wolfwalkers Official Trailer And Poster Launches At New York Comic Con
9th Oct 2020
The official trailer and artwork for the highly anticipated animated feature WOLFWALKERS has been launched today at New York Comic Con. The release of the trailer which features the song ‘Running With The Wolves’ from Norwegian artist AURORA comes ahead of the films BFI London Film Festival screening this weekend and its UK and Irish cinema release later this month.
The third animated feature from two-time Academy Award©-nominee Tomm Moore (The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea) and Ross Stewart, co-produced by Cartoon Saloon and Melusine Productions will screen at the BFI London Film Festival this Saturday, 10th October. The screening follows its world premiere at the 45th Toronto International Film Festival last month where it received huge critical acclaim. The film is set to open in cinemas across Ireland and the UK on 30th October with previews from the 26th October.
WOLFWALKERS follows Robyn Goodfellowe, a young apprentice hunter who journeys to Ireland with her father in a time of superstition and magic to wipe out the last wolf pack. While exploring the forbidden lands outside the city walls, Robyn befriends a free-spirited girl, Mebh, a member of a mysterious tribe rumored to have the ability to transform into wolves by night. As they search for Mebh’s missing mother, Robyn uncovers a secret that draws her further into the enchanted world of the “Wolfwalkers" and risks turning into the very thing her father is tasked to destroy.
The Apple Original film is directed by Moore and Stewart and written by Will Collins (Song of the Sea). Paul Young, Nora Twomey, Moore and Stéphan Roelants serve as producers. It follows Moore’s two prior Oscar-nominated animated features, The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, as well as Cartoon Saloon’s Oscar-nominated The Breadwinner.
An official Ireland-Luxembourg co-production, WOLFWALKERS was produced with the participation of Value & Power Culture Communications Co, FIS/Screen Ireland, Film Fund Luxembourg, the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, RTE, Canal +, OCS and the Pole Image Magelis, Charente Region Fund.
WOLFWALKERS will be released in Irish and UK cinemas on 30th October with previews from the 26th October.