Every now and again, there comes a movie whose character capture your heart before you even know anything about them. Strange Magic is just such a film. When Li’l Man first saw it he thought they were the monsters Max meets in Where the Wild Things Are!
instead, they are the characters in “Strange Magic,” a new animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd.. this madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” include popular songs from the past six decades to help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion.
Lucasfilm Animation Singapore and Industrial Light & Magic bring to life the fanciful forest turned upside down with world-class animation and visual effects. Directed by Gary Rydstrom (“Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation,” “Lifted”) from a story by George Lucas, “Strange Magic” will be released by Touchstone Pictures on Jan. 23, 2015.
· Lucasfilm Animation Singapore and Industrial Light & Magic created the CGI animation for 2011’s Academy Award®-winning film “Rango.”
· Well-known music producer Marius de Vries (“Moulin Rouge”) serves as both the musical director and composer.
Strange Magic arrives in theaters Jan. 23, 2015.