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Disney’s The BFG – Teaser Trailer

This morning Steven Spielberg unveiled the first teaser for Disney’s THE BFG! The talents of three of the world’s greatest storytellers Roald Dahl, Walt Disney, and Steven Spielberg finally unite to bring Dahl’s beloved classic “The BFG” to life. Disney’s THE BFG tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country.

Directed by Steven Spielberg, the film is based on the beloved book by Roald Dahl.

Disney’s The BFG – Teaser Trailer

This looks epic! I can’t wait to see it! Leave us a comment below and let us know what you think about this teaser trailer. The talents of three of the world’s greatest storytellers Roald Dahl, Walt Disney, and Steven Spielberg finally unite to bring Dahl’s beloved classic “The BFG” to life.

Directed by Spielberg, Disney’s “The BFG” tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. “I think it was kind of genius of Roald Dahl to be able to empower the children.

It was very, very brave of him to introduce that combination of darkness and light which was so much Disney’s original signature in a lot of their earlier works. Like in ‘Dumbo,’ ‘Fantasia,’ ‘Snow White’ and ‘Cinderella,’ and being able to do scary, but also be redemptive at the same time and teach a lesson.

An enduring lesson, to everyone, it was a wonderful thing for Dahl to have done, and it was one of the things that attracted me to want to direct this Dahl book,” says Spielberg.

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Disney’s The BFG

The BFG (Mark Rylance), while a giant himself, is a Big Friendly Giant and nothing like the other inhabitants of Giant Country. Standing 24-feet tall with enormous ears and a keen sense of smell, he is endearingly dim-witted and keeps to himself for the most part.

Giants like Bloodbottler (Bill Hader) and Fleshlumpeater (Jemaine Clement) on the other hand, are twice as big and at least twice as scary and have been known to eat humans, while the BFG prefers Snozzcumber and Frobscottle. Upon her arrival in Giant Country, Sophie, a precocious 10-year-old girl from London, is initially frightened of the mysterious giant who has brought her to his cave.

Disney’s THE BFG

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But soon comes to realize that the BFG is actually quite gentle and charming, and, having never met a giant before, has many questions. The BFG brings Sophie to Dream Country where he collects dreams and sends them to children, teaching her all about the magic and mystery of dreams.

Having both been on their own in the world up until now, their affection for one another quickly grows. But Sophie’s presence in Giant Country has attracted the unwanted attention of the other giants, who have become increasingly more bothersome. Says Spielberg, “It’s a story about friendship, it’s a story about loyalty and protecting your friends and it’s a story that shows that even a little girl can help a big giant solve his biggest problems.”

Sophie and the BFG soon depart for London to see the Queen (Penelope Wilton) and warn her of the precarious giant situation, but they must first convince the Queen and her maid, Mary (Rebecca Hall), that giants do indeed exist. Together, they come up with a plan to get rid of the giants once and for all.

Disney’s The BFG Review and Printables

Read my family’s thoughts about this live-action film in my Disney’s The BFG Movie Review. Plus grab some fun free BFG printables and activities which include a giant country maze, gobblefunk bookmarks, coloring pages, and more!

THE BFG

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Genre:                                      Fantasy-Adventure

Rating:                                     TBD

U.S. Release date:                    July 1, 2016

Cast:                                        Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Rebecca Hall, Rafe Spall, Bill Hader

Director:                                   Steven Spielberg                                 

Producers:                                Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Sam Mercer

Executive Producers:                Kathleen Kennedy, John Madden, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Michael Siegel,

                                                Frank Smith, Naia Cucukov

Screenplay by:                          Melissa Mathison

Based upon the Book by:           Roald Dahl       

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