Orion and the Dark Movie Details:
|Orion and the Dark
|Orion and The Dark by Emma Yarlett
|Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
|February 2, 2024
Paul Walter Hauser
|Kevin Sukho Lee
Orion and the Dark Movie Cast & Characters:
- Jacob Tremblay as Orion
- Colin Hanks as Adult Orion
- Paul Walter Hauser as Dark
- Angela Bassett as Sweet Dreams
- Ike Barinholtz as Light
- Natasia Demetriou as Sleep
- Golda Rosheuvel as Unexplained Noises
- Nat Faxon as Insomnia
- Aparna Nancherla as Quiet
- Carla Gugino as Orion’s Mom
- Matt Dellapina as Orion’s Dad
- Jack Fisher as Richi Panichi, a school bully who picks on Orion
- Werner Herzog as the Narrator
The film follows a boy with an active imagination who faces his fears on an unforgettable journey through the night with his new friend: a giant, smiling creature named Dark.
About Orion and the Dark Movie:
- Orion and the Dark is an American animated adventure fantasy comedy film directed by Sean Charmatz and produced by Peter McCown under the banner of DreamWorks Animation.
- The film is based on the children’s book of the same name by Emma Yarlett.
- The film marks the directorial debut of Sean Charmatz.
- The title of the film ‘Orion and the Dark ‘ was announced during Annecy International Animation Film Festival 2023 on June 13th, 2023.
- In June 2023, it was announced that Netflix and DreamWorks Animation had collaborated on the film, which was written by Charlie Kaufman.
- Orion and the Dark is DreamWorks Animation’s 46th Feature Film.
- Werner Herzog’s second DreamWorks Animation movie, after Penguins of Madagascar (2014).
- Orion and the Dark was released on Netflix on February 2, 2024.