First trailer for Stranger Things star’s new Netflix movie


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Stranger Things star Gaten Matarazzo will voice an cute dragon in a model new animated movie for Netflix.

The Dustin Henderson actor is part of a star-studded solid in the streamer’s upcoming movie My Father’s Dragon.

Inspired by the e-book of the same name from writer Ruth Stiles Gannett, the film follows Elmer (voiced by Room’s Jacob Tremblay), a young boy struggling to regulate to his new life after relocating to the city along with his mom.

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Unable to manage, Elmer runs away looking for Wild Island and a younger dragon (Matarazzo) who waits to be rescued. Their adventures will introduce Elmer to threatening beasts, a mysterious island and the friendship of a lifetime.

Alongside Matarazzo and Tremblay, the sizeable voice solid additionally contains Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester and The OC alum Adam Brody, as well as West Side Story’s Rita Moreno and Whoopi Goldberg.

Rounding out the forged are Golshifteh Farahani, Dianne Wiest, Chris O’Dowd, Judy Greer, Alan Cumming, Yara Shahidi, Jackie Earle Haley, Mary Kay Place, Spence Moore II, Charlyne Yi, Maggie Lincoln, Jack Smith and Ian McShane.


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The movie is directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Nora Twomey off a script from Meg LeFauve, who additionally received an Academy Award nod in 2015 for co-writing Pixar’s Inside Out.

“We have been drawn together by a need to tell a really special story of friendship, journey, and true bravery. I fell in love with storytelling as a toddler and Netflix excels at celebrating all kinds of stories, through different kinds and distinct voices,” Twomey stated in a statement.

“When Netflix got here onboard with this film, earlier than we even had a script, it was to encourage us to make the most effective movie we probably may. Our crew created a beautiful, animated lens to look by way of and I can’t wait to share the view with audiences around the globe.”

My Father Dragon’s premieres at BFI London Film Festival on October 8. It will turn out to be available to stream on Netflix globally from November 11.


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