Tomm Moore (Song of the Sea, The Secret of Kells) embarks on a third animation feature Wolfwalkers, co-directed by Ross Stewart for Cartoon Saloon.
The director and art director of The Secret of Kells, Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart respectively, team up for a 17th century Kilkenny adventure Wolfwalkers. The film is produced by Cartoon Saloon (Ireland) and Melusine Productions (Luxembourg),
In a time of superstition and magic, a hunter and former soldier, Bill Goodfellowe, travels with his adoring daughter, Robyn, deep into “Wolfland”. He has come to wipe out the last wolf pack. His prize: a pardon from the callous, puritanical Lord Protector and a chance of a better life for his daughter. But when Robyn has a young wolf in her crossbow sights she fails to take the shot. Instead, she is bitten! That night, a mysterious wild girl, Mebh, steals into Robyn’s quarters. Using magic, she attempts to heal Robyn’s bite wound while she sleeps. But Robyn wakes and the forest girl flees into the night - Film Synopsis
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As reported by Animation Magazine, Wolfwalkers will make its fall 2020 release on Apple TV+