Based off the realms of William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Nights Dream, the tale about a clash of supernatural classes comes to life from the mind of George Lucas. Strange Magic stars a fantastic ensemble that includes Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth, Maya Rudolph, Sam Palladio, Meredith Anne Bull, Alfred Molina, Elijah Kelley, Bob Einstein, and Peter Stormare.
The animated feature is set to take audiences into the wondrous world of elves, goblins, fairies, and imps through popular music from the past six decades. Equal parts musical (Music from Moulin Rouge’s Marius de Vries) and fairy tale directed my Gary Rydstrom (Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation) the adventures of a whimsical land in turmoil over a powerful potion till be brought to life. Check the trailer out below:
Wild Thing and Sugar Pie Honeybunch are just some of the hits we can expect to hear belted out by the star studded cast. From the trailer we can gather that the mayhem in the forest of over the potion the lovers in Shakespeare’s comedy which makes anyone who takes it fall in love with the first thing they see–like the cute man fairy being in love with the fly.
The fun and spirited film is set for release January 23rd, 2015 and is being released by Touchstone pictures.