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Film / Artemis Fowl

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"Our world has never been in more danger. Human greed is what drove us underground all those years ago, to escape from your rapacious appetite. I warn you, boy, you are not prepared for the truth behind what you seek. Now you will believe, Artemis Fowl."
Commander Root

Artemis Fowl is a 2020 science fiction adventure film directed by Kenneth Branagh. It is an adaptation of the first installment in the eponymous book series by Eoin Colfer. Previously set for release on August 9, 2019 in the US, in May 2019 it was announced that the film had been bumped to a May 29, 2020 release date.

It includes the following cast members:

  • Ferdia Shaw as Artemis Fowl
  • Lara McDonnell as Captain Holly Short
  • Nonso Anozie as Butler
  • Miranda Raison as Angeline Fowl
  • Judi Dench as Commander Root
  • Josh Gad as Mulch Diggums
  • Tamara Smart as Juliet
  • Nikesh Patel as Foaly

Previews: Teaser.


Artemis Fowl contains examples of:

  • Glamour: Inverted in the trailer, in that the fairy Artemis contacts in Vietnam initially appears to them as old and wrinkled, and then changes to a young and beautiful appearance, and it's implied her old-looking form was the illusion, and not the young one.
  • Our Weapons Will Be Boxy in the Future: The futuristic weapons seen in the hands of fairy recon troops (and Artemis) in the trailer have a perfectly rectangular shape, with convex ridges on either side being the only deviation.
  • Power Floats: In the trailer, the fairy in Vietnam floats above the ground when she starts to take on a more youthful appearance before Artemis and Butler.


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