Created on a central theme of hope and faith, the book ‘The Magician’s Elephant’ is the 13th book written by author Kate DiCamillo. The heartfelt fable for children has been praised not just for its story but also for its wonderful illustrations.
Release Date of the Movie – The Magician’s Elephant
Even before the book could be released in September 2009, 20th Century Fox acquired the rights of the film in August of the same year. However, it was stuck in development for almost a decade till Julia Pistor decided to hand over the project to Netflix. On December 15, 2020, Netflix acquired the rights to create an animated movie of this book. Julia Pistor is the producer of this beautiful movie, and Wendy Rogers directed it.
The movie is now all set to be released on March 17, 2023, alongside the DC movie Shazam! Fury of the Gods.
The Voice Cast of the Movie – The Magician’s Elephant
The voice cast of the movie includes Noah Jupe, who has given his voice to the lead character of this film, Peter. Famous actor Benedict Wong voices for a magician in the movie who conjures an elephant. Pixie Davies will give a voice for Adel, who is Peter’s sister. Other voice cast members include Sian Clifford, Brian Tyree Henry, Aasif Mandvi, Mandy Patinkin, Miranda Richardson, Cree Summer, Lorraine Toussaint, Natasia Demetriou, and Dawn French.
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Plot of “The Magician’s Elephant”
Peter is an orphan who lost his sister when he was quite young. He believes that she is still alive and is determined to find her. He comes across a fortune-teller in the market who tells her to follow the magician’s elephant if he wants to find his sister. Since he was allowed to ask just one question from this fortune-teller, he could not get any details. Soon, Peter happens to be a part of a magic show where the magician accidentally conjures an elephant instead of lilies.
In doing so, a lady from the noble family is injured, and the elephant is taken into royal custody. Remembering the fortune-teller’s words, Peter goes after the elephant to set it free. However, he has to perform three impossible tasks. The story proceeds with Peter going on an adventure to complete the three tasks and look for his lost sister.
Where to Watch “The Magician’s Elephant”
Watch the movie ‘The Magician’s Elephant’ to learn whether Peter is reunited with his lost sister! The movie will be available exclusively on Netflix from March 17, 2023.