Netflix has officially announced the launch of the upcoming animated film adaptation Nimonabased N.D. Stevensonbest-selling graphic novel of the same name. In addition, the streamer also posted a first look photo of the adventure film, giving us a first look at its animation design.
Chloe Grace Moretz (The Addams Family) signed up to voice the lead role of a teenage werewolf. Academy Award nominee Riz Ahmed and YouTube star Eugene Lee Young were also cast in their respective roles as Boldheart Ballister and Ambrosius Goldenlyon.
Nimona has always been a cheeky little story that just wouldn’t stop. She’s a fighter… but she’s got really great people fighting for her. I am insanely excited to announce that THE NIMON MOVIE IS ALIVE… will hit you in 2023 from Annapurna and Netflix. pic.twitter.com/wEZuM2sXTt
— N. D. Stevenson (@Gingerhazing) April 11, 2022
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Nimona Directed by Nick Bruno and Troy Quane. Production began early next year and is expected to debut in 2023.
“A knight is accused of a crime he did not commit, and the only person who can help him prove his innocence is Nimona, a teenage werewolf who may also be the monster he swore to kill,» reads the synopsis. «Set in a techno-medieval world, unlike anything animation has come across before, this is a story about the labels we give people and the werewolf who refuses to be defined by anyone.»
Executive producers are Robert L. Baird, Megan Ellison and Andrew Millstein, and Roy Lee, Karen Ryan and Julie Zachary. It is produced by Netflix and Annapurna Pictures with animation studio DNEG Animation.
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The adaptation was first created at 20th Century Fox Animation and Blue Sky Studios in 2015. However, due to the Disney acquisition, the project’s release was delayed several times until Disney decided to close Blue Sky Studios, resulting in a cancellation. project.