The Amazing Maurice Movie (2022):
The Amazing Maurice is a computer-animated fantasy comedy adventure film directed by Toby Genkel from a screenplay by Terry Rossio. The film stars the voices of Hugh Laurie, Emilia Clarke, David Thewlis, Himesh Patel, Gemma Arterton, Joe Sugg, Ariyon Bakare, Julie Atherton, Rob Brydon, Hugh Bonneville, and David Tennant.
It is based on Terry Pratchett’s 2001 novel “The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents. The film is produced by Emely Christians, Andrew Baker, Robert Chandler, and Rob Wilkins. It was announced in June 2019, with Rossio writing the screenplay. Most of the lead cast members were hired in November 2020, with the additional casts being added in May 2021. The animation was provided by Studio Rakete and Red Star 3D.
The Amazing Maurice had its premiere at the Manchester Animation Festival on 13 November 2022 and was released in the United Kingdom on 16 December, by Sky Cinema. It was released on February 3, 2023, by Viva Pictures in the United States. The film received generally positive reviews from critics.
The Amazing Maurice Movie Information:
|Movie Name||The Amazing Maurice|
|Release Dates||13 November 2022 (Manchester Animation Festival)|
16 December 2022 (United Kingdom)
3 February 2023 (United States)
|Running Time||1h 33m|
|Based on||The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents|
by Terry Pratchett
|Directed by||Toby Genkel|
|Written by||Terry Rossio|
|Produced by||Emely Christians|
|Edited by||Friedolin Dreesen|
|Music by||Tom Howe|
|Production Companies||Ulysses Filmproduktion|
|Distributed by||Viva Pictures (United States)|
Sky Cinema (United Kingdom)
|Box Office Collection||$1.8 million|
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The Amazing Maurice Movie Storyline:
This story follows Maurice (Hugh Laurie), a streetwise ginger cat, who has the perfect money-making scam. He finds a dumb-looking kid who plays a pipe and has his very own horde of rats, who are strangely literate.
The Amazing Maurice Movie Voice Cast and Characters:
- Hugh Laurie as Maurice
- Emilia Clarke as Malicia
- David Thewlis as Boss Man
- Himesh Patel as Keith
- Gemma Arterton as Peaches
- Hugh Bonneville as The Mayor
- David Tennant as Dangerous Beans
- Rob Brydon as The Pied Piper
- Julie Atherton as Nourishing
- Joe Sugg as Sardines
Interesting Facts About The Amazing Maurice Movie:
- The film was made during the pandemic by animation studios in Sheffield and Hamburg, with all the animators working remotely. A new pipeline was created specifically for production. Not a day was lost from the schedule, and the film was delivered precisely on time.
- There is a statement at the end of the closing credits: “GNU Terry Pratchett.” This is a semaphore code in the Discworld that honors the deceased and serves as a dedication to Discworld creator Pratchett.