Taking forward the original Irish content on Netflix, the streaming site is now coming up with another new feature. Netflix has announced the new Irish animated film titled My Father’s Dragon.
Nora Twomey helms this upcoming movie, My Father’s Dragon. It is a 2D animation family feature film and Cartoon Saloon produces this movie. Meg LeFauve and John Morgan script the screenplay of this movie.
This movie’s premise is based on Ruth Stiles Gannett’s children’s novel of the same name. This is a part of the trilogy novel series, Three Tales of My Father’s Dragon. My Father’s Dragon is the first novel in the series, follow by Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland.
Besides the upcoming Netflix adaptation, it is also adapt in an anime film titled Elmer’s Adventure: My Father’s Dragon in 1997. Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming adaptation.
When will Netflix’s My Father’s Dragon release?
Netflix officially announced My Father’s Dragon’s adaptation with the Oscar-nominated director Nora Twomey, as the director on November 6, 2018. After being on-board with this project, Twomey adds, “To have the kind of creative encouragement Netflix is providing is an incredible opportunity for our filmmaking team.”
The producers of this movie include Bonnie Curtis and Julie Lynn of Mockingbird Pictures. Tom Moore and Paul Young of Cartoon Saloon have also joined as producers of this Netflix feature film.
The upcoming animated film is slated for a 2021 release by Netflix based on the Newbery-winning children’s books. But as of now, the exact premiere date is not out.
My Father’s Dragon is one of the six new animation projects which is announcing by Netflix in 2018, to add new dimensions to its family entertainment slate.
What is the plot of My Father’s Dragon?
My Father’s Dragon is an animated film that follows a young boy’s journey, Elmer Elevator. He is run-away and makes it to an island.
Elmer meets a mysterious cat who accompanies him to Wild Island. And, they together embark on a journey to search for a captive dragon. When they reach the island, the pair rescues and befriends this baby dragon.
Here, on this Wild Island, Elmer Elevator finds more than what he could have anticipated. The adventures are intriguing, and Elmer is pushed to use his creative imagination to ward away the troubles. This leads him to discover the power within him. And he learns the value of true friendship and companionship during this journey.
The animated movie will feature a number of battles against tigers, crocodiles, and gorillas in this rescue operation.
Is the trailer of My Father’s Dragon available?
As of now, no teaser trailer or footage for this animated movie is out. In short, Fans will have to wait a little longer to catch a glimpse of this movie.
There is no official confirmation or an update about the release date for the movie. In conclusion, let’s sit back to wait until the phenomenal movie is about to amaze everyone with its animation. Till then you can watch some other animated movies on Netflix.