Aardman and StudioCanal are ramping up the marketing campaign for this months release of Early Man by releasing a set of five character posters for the film.

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The new prehistoric comedy adventure from four-time Academy Award® -winning director Nick Park and AARDMAN is set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures roamed the earth, EARLY MAN tells the story of courageous caveman hero Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and his best friend Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City to save their home.

Leading Dug’s tribe of lovable misfits is Chief Bobnar (Timothy Spall) who is joined by Treebor (Richard Ayoade), Magma (Selina Griffiths), Asbo (Johnny Vegas), Barry (Mark Williams), Gravelle (Gina Yashere), Eemak (Simon Greenall) and Grubup (Richard Webber). MAISIE WILLIAMS voices Goona, the gallant and indomitable rebel who befriends Dug and helps the tribe in their battle to beat the Bronze Age at their own game.

Also joining the stellar cast are Rob Brydon, who voices the Message Bird – an ingenious Bronze Age communication device – Kayvan Novak as Dino, Lord Nooth’s assistant, and Miriam Margolyes as Queen Oofeefa, ruler of the Bronze Age world.

Early Man is released in UK cinemas on January 26th.

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