Aardman and StudioCanal have released a brand new trailer for their forthcoming Prehistoric adventure, Early Man as well as announcing that Eddie Redmayne (and Emily Watson) will be reading a bedtime story on Christmas Day at 6.50pm on Cbeebies, following in the footsteps of Tom Hardy.
EARLY MAN is the new prehistoric comedy adventure from four-time Academy Award® -winning director Nick Park and Aardman, the creators of WALLACE & GROMIT and SHAUN THE SHEEP. Shot in Aardman’s own distinctive style, the film will take audiences on an extraordinary journey into an exciting new world unleashing an unforgettable tribe of unique and funny new characters voiced by an all-star British cast.
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.
The film is released in cinemas on January 26th.
Early Man Official Synopsis
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.