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Watch the spectacular first trailer for Lucasfilm's new animated epic Strange Magic
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Watch the spectacular first trailer for Lucasfilm's new animated epic Strange Magic

The first trailer for Strange Magic, Lucasfilm's new animated epic adventure, has been unveiled, scroll down and click to watch it. 

Loosely based on the plot of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the movie follows the adventures of some magical creatures including goblins, elves and fairies embarking on an epic battle over a powerful enchanted potion, all set to a soundtrack of pop songs from the last 60 songs. 

Among the high-profile voice cast are Alan Cumming, Maya Rudolph and Evan Rachel Wood, as well as Kristin Chenoweth, Alfred Molina, Sam Palladio and Elijah Kelley.

The movie is directed by Gary Rydstrom, who recently directed the English language versions of anime hits The Wind Rises and From Up On Poppy Hill. George Lucas himself is credired with the story. 

Strange Magic is released on February 11th next year in the UK, with the US release coming slightly earlier on January 23rd. 

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