Actors Christian Bale and Robert Pattinson will lend their voices to the English version of the most recent film by the master of Japanese animation, Hayao Miyazaki.
Dave Bautista, Gemma Chan, Willem Dafoe, Karen Fukuhara, Mark Hamill and Florence Pugh are also part of the cast of The Boy and the Heron.
Released in theaters in Japan last summer, the feature film follows, in the 1940s, a young boy who discovers an abandoned tower from which he enters a fantasy world. In this universe, he will meet a great heron.
This is the director’s first film in a decade.
The Boy and the Heron will be released on December 8 in Canada.