I am pretty excited about Artemis Fowl.
Okay, okay, calm your laughter. Yes, I am looking forward to the “forgotten film” on Disney’s distribution schedule.
Still chuckling. I give you two words: Kenneth Branagh.
Yes, THAT Kenneth Branagh – The dude who acted in Henry V, Hamlet, Macbeth and, yes, Harry Potter. Branagh, the director of Thor, Cinderella (2015), and Murder on the Orient Express.
So, anyway, that guy is directing Artemis Fowl.
And recently, he spoke with Oh My Disney about the experience (if you want to remain completely unspoiled skip to the bottom).
Branagh told OMD:
- Artemis is a little less prone to villainy than he is in the books.
- He wanted to bring as much variety to the casting as possible.
- Holly has a bit of a different story than in the books.
- Everyone got to improvise … including Dame Judi Dench!
- They searched far and wide for the perfect Artemis before finding Ferdia Shaw.
- Branagh might make a cameo in the movie.
It’s a great introductory article, especially for everyone who doesn’t quite know what to make of the upcoming film.
And if you haven’t yet seen the trailer and poster, here they are:
But what you think? Are you excited for Branagh’s Artemis Fowl? Or, is there just way too much else on the docket to draw your attention?
Let us know in the comments below…