It’s hard to hear “from the mind of George Lucas” and not feel the slightest flutter of excitement. And as it turns out, Lucasfilms’ new animated feature, Strange Magic, is all about the flutter. Of fairy wings.
Based on A Midsummer Night’s Dream–though, from the looks of it, more Shrek than Shakespeare--Strange Magic features lots and lots of singing (“Wild Thing,” “Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch”) by pixies, creepy creatures and a feisty lady fighting for her sister (no, not Elsa or Anna).
All-stars Alan Cumming, Maya Rudolph, Evan Rachel Wood and Alfred Molina have all lent their voices to the project.
Strange Magic hits theaters Jan. 23, 2015.