Apple Tv+ has secured the animated shorter film “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse,” based on the Charlie Mackesy ebook — and executive created by Jony Ive.
A classically-animated movie, “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” will tell the tale discovered in the international bestseller of the similar name, following a friendship involving the four beings as they research for a house for the boy.
Featuring Mackesy’s illustrations, the film will star BAFTA award winner Tom Hollander as The Mole, as well as SAG Award winner Idris Elba as The Fox and Golden Globe Award winner Gabriel Byrne as The Horse. The Boy will be performed by newcomer Jude Coward Nicoll.
The film is offered by Matthew Freud and manufactured by Cara Speller of NoneMore Productions, who beforehand labored on “Appreciate, Dying & Robots.” J.J. Abrams and Hannah Minghella of Lousy Robot is also signed up for generation duties, when Peter Baynton and Charlie Mackesy are directing.
“The journey of earning the film of The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse’ with my incredibly gifted animation group has been a magical one particular,” said Mackesy. “I never ever dreamt it would happen — but it can be so going to feel the story will be viewed at Christmas. I really hope it provides a bit of joy, laughter and comfort and ease.”