Lucasfilm’s ‘Strange Magic’ Gets a January 2015 Release Date

Strange Magic Animated Movie Details and Release Date
Bog King (voice of Alan Cumming), Griselda (voice of Maya Rudolph) and Marianne (voice of Evan Rachel Wood) are part of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps in ‘Strange Magic.’ (Photo Courtesy of Lucasfilm)

The CGI animated fairy tale musical Strange Magic has landed a confirmed release date. Lucasfilm and Touchstone Pictures have announced Strange Magic will open in theaters on January 23, 2015. Directed by Gary Rydstrom (Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation, Lifted), Strange Magic is inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream and features a voice cast that includes Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth, Maya Rudolph, Sam Palladio, Meredith Anne Bull, Alfred Molina, Elijah Kelley, Bob Einstein, and Peter Stormare.

Moulin Rouge‘s Marius de Vries composed the score and was the musical director. David Berenbaum, Irene Mecchi, and Gary Rydstrom wrote the screenplay (story by George Lucas).

A Brief Description:

Strange Magic is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion.

-By Rebecca Murray

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