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The Amazing Maurice, Coming in 2022, Cast Announced & All Updates About This Animated Movie

‘The Amazing Maurice’ is an upcoming animated fantasy film by Sky Cinema. It is directed by Toby Genkel and Florian Westermann.

This animated family film is based on one of Sir Terry Pratchett’s wildly popular Discworld novel ‘The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents’.

This film is specifically targeted toward the young adult audience.

The Amazing Maurice, a Sky original is co-produced by Sky, Ulysses Filmproduktion and Cantilever Media, with animation studios Studio Rakete (Hamburg) and Red Star Animation (Sheffield) and the film has the full support of the Terry Pratchett estate and is produced in association with Narrativia.

Producers are Julia Stuart (Sky), Emely Christians (Ulysses), Andrew Baker and Robert Chandler (Cantilever Media) and Rob Wilkins (Narrativia).

But, what can we expect from this film? Here’s everything we know about it so far.

‘The Amazing Maurice’ Cast

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  • Hugh Laurie as Maurice
  • Emilia Clarke as Malicia
  • David Thewlis as Boss Man
  • Himesh Patel as Keith
  • Gemma Arterton as Peaches
  • Hugh Bonneville as the mayor

‘The Amazing Maurice’ Plot

Maurice, a streetwise ginger cat, has the perfect money-making scam. He finds a kid who plays a pipe and he also befriends his very own horde of strangely educated, talking rats – so Maurice can no longer think of them as ‘lunch’.
When Maurice and the rodents reach the stricken town of Bad Blintz, they meet a bookworm, Malicia. Their little con soon goes down the drain as something very bad is waiting for them in the cellars.

‘The Amazing Maurice’ Release date: When is it coming out?

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Sky announces new co-production: The Amazing Maurice , a Sky original coming in 2022 to Sky Cinema. Release date of this movie is not confirmed yet. But as soon as we know anything, we’ll update this page so check back.

Sarah Wright, Director of Sky Cinema and Acquisitions at Sky UK & Ireland comments:

“The Amazing Maurice is a fantastic story from a legendary author and I couldn’t think of a better tale to bring to life as an animated film for all the family. I’m excited to work with Ulysses Filmproduktion and Cantilever Media to bring this exclusive new movie to Sky Cinema audiences in 2022.”

Final words

‘The Amazing Maurice’ will come to Sky Cinema in 2022.

Emely Christians, Producer and CEO of Ulysses Filmproduktion comments:

“When I read The Amazing Maurice, I knew we had to turn this amazing novel into a film. The art and animation departments are working hard to recreate Terry Pratchett’s unique vision, and I can’t wait to see this on screen!”

Andrew Baker, Producer and CEO of Cantilever Media, said:

“I’m huge fan of Sir Terry Pratchett so I would not be embarking on this project unless I felt we were bringing the film to life in a way that honours the book and will please its numerous fans around the world. We have a great cast and great teams at the studios in Sheffield and Hamburg working to make this film special.”

So, these are the major information about the film. Are you excited to watch it? Do share your thoughts about it in the comments section given at the end of this post.

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