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Eddie Redmayne to be Early Man for Nick Park’s new film

Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne will voice a central character in Aardman Studios’ upcoming prehistoric comedy adventure animation film Early Man.

hollywood Updated: May 10, 2016 18:30 IST
Redmayne is the first cast member announced in the stop-motion animation film.
Redmayne is the first cast member announced in the stop-motion animation film.

Academy Award-winning actor Eddie Redmayne will voice a central character in Aardman Studios’ upcoming prehistoric comedy adventure animation film Early Man.

Redmayne is the first cast member announced in the stop-motion animation film, which is set at the dawn of time when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, reports variety.com.

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Directed by Nick Park, the film is co-financed by Studiocanal.

It marks Park’s first feature film since the Oscar-winning Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.

The film is slated for an early 2018 release. Studiocanal will distribute the title in Britain, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand and is selling worldwide rights for Early Man.

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