The Amazing Maurice

Summary

The Amazing Maurice is an upcoming 3D computer-animated fantasy-comedy film directed by Toby Genkel and Florian Westermann, and released by Sky Cinema. It is based on the 2001 book The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett,[2][3] and stars Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke, David Thewlis, Himesh Patel, Kishan Barr, Gemma Arterton, and Hugh Bonneville.[4]

The Amazing Maurice
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Directed by
  • Toby Genkel
  • Florian Westermann
Screenplay byTerry Rossio
Based onThe Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents
by Terry Pratchett
Produced by
  • Andrew Baker
  • Robert Chandler
  • Emely Christians
  • Rob Wilkins
  • Julia Stuart
Starring
Edited byFriedolin Dreesen
Music byTom Howe[1]
Production
companies
  • Ulysses Filmproduktion
  • Cantilever Media
  • Studio Rakete
  • Red Star 3D
Distributed by
Release date
  • December 9, 2022 (2022-12-09) (United Kingdom)
Countries
  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
LanguageEnglish

Voice castEdit

ProductionEdit

In June 2019, the adaptation of Terry Pratchett's novel into an animated film was announced.[16] Additionally, Terry Rossio was stated to be the screenplay writer, Carter Goodrich the character designer, Toby Genkel the film's director, and Julia Stuart of SKY, Rob Wilkins of Narrativia, Emely Christians, Robert Chandler and Andrew Baker as producers.[17] In October 2019, sales for the film began and art work from the production was released.[18] The voice cast of Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke, David Thewlis, Himesh Patel, Gemma Arterton and Hugh Bonneville was announced in November 2020.[9] David Tennant, Rob Brydon, Julie Atherton and Joe Sugg were added to the voice cast in May 2021.[19] The film has the full support of the Pratchett Estate and is produced in association with Narrativia.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tom Howe to Score 'The Amazing Maurice' Animated Movie | Film Music Reporter".
  2. ^ Parfitt, Orlando (November 5, 2020). "Sky sets animated feature 'The Amazing Maurice' with Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke (exclusive)". Screen Daily. Archived from the original on November 5, 2020. Retrieved November 6, 2020.
  3. ^ Wood, Heloise (June 13, 2019). "Pratchett's The Amazing Maurice adapted for animation". The Bookseller. Archived from the original on August 8, 2020. Retrieved November 6, 2020.
  4. ^ Levine, Nick (November 5, 2020). "Casting News: Hugh Laurie and Emilia Clarke to Voice Terry Pratchett Animated Movie 'The Amazing Maurice'". BBC America. Archived from the original on November 5, 2020. Retrieved November 6, 2020.
  5. ^ Flood, Alison (November 5, 2020). "Hugh Laurie to star as Maurice, Terry Pratchett's streetwise tomcat". The Guardian. Archived from the original on November 7, 2020. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  6. ^ Milligan, Mercedes (November 5, 2020). "Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke Starring in Discworld Flick 'Amazing Maurice'". Animation Magazine. Archived from the original on November 6, 2020. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  7. ^ "Hugh Laurie and Emilia Clarke lend their voices to The Amazing Maurice". Messenger Inquirer. November 5, 2020. Archived from the original on November 6, 2020. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  8. ^ Alexa, Laurén (November 5, 2020). "Sir Terry Pratchett's 'The Amazing Maurice' Adds to A-List Cast". Animation World Network. Archived from the original on November 5, 2020. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  9. ^ a b Ramachandran, Naman (November 5, 2020). "Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke to Voice Terry Pratchett Adaptation 'The Amazing Maurice'". Variety. Archived from the original on November 5, 2020. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  10. ^ Oller, Jacob (November 5, 2020). "WIRE Buzz: Emilia Clarke in The Amazing Maurice; Kristen Bell in Molly and the Moon; Dark Shadows dead". SYFY Wire. Archived from the original on November 7, 2020. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  11. ^ "First Look character images and teaser poster revealed for The Amazing Maurice". www.skygroup.sky. Retrieved 2021-11-01.
  12. ^ "First Look character images and teaser poster revealed for The Amazing Maurice". www.skygroup.sky. Retrieved 2021-11-01.
  13. ^ "First Look character images and teaser poster revealed for The Amazing Maurice". www.skygroup.sky. Retrieved 2021-11-01.
  14. ^ "First Look character images and teaser poster revealed for The Amazing Maurice". www.skygroup.sky. Retrieved 2021-11-01.
  15. ^ https://twitter.com/MauriceFilm/status/1468993796666974212. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  16. ^ AWN Staff (June 13, 2019). "Sir Terry Pratchett's 'Amazing Maurice' Being Turned into Animated Feature". Animation World Network. Archived from the original on June 12, 2019. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  17. ^ Aguilar, Carlos (June 16, 2019). "Terry Pratchett's 'The Amazing Maurice And His Educated Rodents' Is Being Developed Into An Animated Feature". Cartoon Brew. Archived from the original on June 19, 2019. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  18. ^ Barraclough, Leo (October 22, 2019). "Global Screen Picks Up 'The Amazing Maurice,' Based on Terry Pratchett's Novel (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Archived from the original on November 5, 2020. Retrieved November 7, 2020.
  19. ^ ‘Doctor Who’ Star David Tennant Joins ‘The Amazing Maurice’; HBO Max Greenlights Spanish-Language Original ‘García’; Channel 4 Axes ‘The Circle’ – Global Briefs

External linksEdit

  • The Amazing Maurice at IMDb