Before J.A. Bayona jumps into the production of Jurassic World 2, he’ll be finishing the press run for A Monster Calls. Based on the Patrick Ness novel of the same name, the film follows a young 12-year-old boy (Lewis MacDougall) who is dealing with far more than other boys his age. Despite the weight of the world on his shoulders, he finds support in an unlikely ally, a monster (voiced by Liam Neeson), who helps guide him and give him the courage he needs to overcome his fears.
Just in time for National Face Your Fears Day, Focus Features has released a new video to help those stand up to what you are most afraid of and to seize the day. Check out the video below.
We’ve already seen a couple of teaser trailers for A Monster Calls, which features Liam Neeson as a giant tree monster. Now an excellent official trailer has been released by Focus Features. You can check it out below.
The movie follows a young boy who escapes to a fantasy world while trying to cope with his mother’s sickness and the schoolmates who bully him. It also stars Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Sigourney Weaver (Alien, Ghostbusters), Lewis MacDougall (Pan), and Toby Kebbell (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Warcraft).
A new trailer has been released for A Monster Calls, a fantasy drama from director J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) that’s an adaptation of the children’s novel of the same name written by Patrick Ness, who also penned the screenplay. It stars Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Sigourney Weaver (Alien, Ghostbusters), Lewis MacDougall (Pan), Toby Kebbell (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Warcraft), and Liam Neeson (The Phantom Menace, Batman Begins) as a giant talking tree monster.
A Monster Calls tells the story of a boy who escapes to a fantasy world in order to help him deal with the illness his mother is suffering from and the bullies who torment him at school. The novel it’s adapted from was written based on an original idea by author Siobhan Dowd, who came up with it while suffering from terminal cancer but sadly passed away before she was able to write it.
You can read more about the movie and check out the trailer below.
Warner Brothers Pictures has released a new trailer for Pan, the upcoming Peter Pan origins story being released later this year.
The movie tells the story of an orphan boy who finds himself whisked off to Neverland, starting in motion the events that will lead to his eventually becoming the legendary hero himself, the Boy who Wouldn’t Grow Up, Peter Pan.
You can read a full synopsis and check out the new trailer for Pan below.