Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl finally lands on the big screen this May.

After being pushed back from its original release last year, the big screen adaptation of Eoin Colfer’s Artemis Fowl character is finally closing in on its cinema release. The adaptation of the first book in the series, the screenplay to the film has been penned by Michael Goldenberg, Adam Kline and Conor McPherson.

Meanwhile, Ferdia Shaw takes the lead role in the movie, in an ensemble that also includes Colin Farrell, Josh Gad and Dame Judi Dench. Kenneth Branagh has directed the movie, and the whole production has been backed by Disney.

The new trailer for the film has now landed too, and it looks like this…

Here’s the original teaser trailer – with the old release date – from last year.

The film arrives in UK cinemas at the end of May. We’ll leave you with the synopsis for the film…

Directed by Kenneth Branagh and based on the beloved book by Eoin Colfer, ARTEMIS FOWL follows 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl, a descendant of a long line of criminal masterminds, as he finds himself in a battle of strength and cunning against a powerful, hidden race of fairies who may be behind his father’s disappearance.

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