Disney has released a new teaser trailer and poster for director Kenneth Branagh‘s forthcoming adaptation of Artemis Fowl, based on the first book of Eoin Colfer‘s best-selling series of the same name.
Adapted for the screen by Michael Goldenberg, Adam Kline and award-winning playwright Conor McPherson, the film stars newcomer Ferdia Shaw as Artemis, alongside Lara McDonnell as Captain Holly Short, Dame Judi Dench as Commander Root, Josh Gad as Mulch Diggums, Nonso Anozie as the Fowl family bodyguard, Butler, and Tamara Smart as Butler’s niece, Juliet. Miranda Raison plays Artemis’ mother Angeline.
The cast also includes Josh McGuire, Hong Chau, Nikesh Patel, Michael Abubakar, Jake Davies, Rachel Denning, Matt Jessup, Simone Kirby, Sally Messham and Adrian Scarborough.
Descended from a long line of criminal masterminds, 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl finds himself in a battle of strength and cunning against a powerful, hidden race of fairies who may be behind his father’s disappearance.