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Spectacular new trailer for Disney's Artemis Fowl arrives online
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Spectacular new trailer for Disney's Artemis Fowl arrives online

A full trailer for Disney's new big-budget adaption of Artemis Fowl has arrived. Click below to watch it:

The film is taken from the bestselling series of books, of which there are eight. The books have been written by Irish writer Eoin Colfer and have been in development for the big screen since 2001. They have sold over 25 million copies and been translated into 44 languages. 

The movie, which will be based from the series' first novel, follows 12-year-old criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl as engineers a plot to kidnap a fairy for ransom money in order to fund an effort to rescue his missing father from the Arctic.

For the cast, newcomer Ferdia Shaw is playing the title character, with Judi Dench, Breathe's Miranda Raison and Frozen star Josh Gad also in the key cast. 

Kenneth Branagh directs the film, working from an adaptation from playwright Conor McPherson, who has most recently taken charge of Bob Dylan musical Girl From The North Country. 

The film was first due to hit cinemas on August 9th in 2019, but was then pushed back until May 29th in 2020, when it will hit UK cinemas. 

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