The Nutcracker is a kind of conventional tales that come round each vacation season, which makes now the proper time to get the primary have a look at Disney’s huge vacation providing for subsequent yr, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. The primary trailer exhibits us how the brand new Disney version will probably be just like the ballet that we’re all conversant in, in addition to some methods wherein it will likely be fairly totally different. Try the trailer beneath.
The trailer opens with components that will probably be acquainted to anyone who has seen the ballet model of The Nutcracker as we’re launched to McKenzie Foy‘s Clara and Drosselmeyer, being performed by Morgan Freeman. Within the ballet, Drosselmeyer is the person who builds the Nutcracker, however right here we see him sending Clara to comply with a thread which leads her right into a snowy alternate world. From there, we see Clara assembly all kinds of attention-grabbing and common characters and visiting many unusual places. These are 4 realms that the title refers to. Based on the plot synopsis, Clara journeys by these 4 realms looking for a key that she has misplaced that may open a present for her left by her late mom. To assist her, she’ll have a younger soldier named Philip, performed by Jayden Fowora-Knight.
Whereas there’s lots that appears new and totally different in The Nutcracker and the 4 Realms, there’s additionally a good portion of the trailer which can look acquainted to those who have spent a Christmas or two at the ballet. A lot of the ballet itself consists of the lead characters sitting and watching a sequence of dances, and the movie does seem to include these components. We see Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy sitting down, and we additionally see just a few totally different dance numbers which look like happening on a stage. Precisely how these extra conventional components of the story will mesh with the brand new and clearly extra fantasy-action elements of the plot is anyone’s guess.
Nonetheless, Keira Knightley’s Sugar Plum Fairy seems to be as sugary candy as we would count on such a personality to be.
It is almost a yr earlier than The Nutcracker and the 4 Realms arrives in theaters, because the film has a launch date of November 2018. It definitely seems to be to have a magical and fantastical high quality, so it may very well be precisely what followers are on the lookout for throughout subsequent yr’s vacation season.