Aardman and Studiocanal are delighted to announce that Early Man – the new prehistoric comedy adventure that is “gloriously funny” (Robbie Collin, The Telegraph) from four-time Academy Award®-winning director Nick Park and Aardman, the creators of Wallace & Gromit and Shaun The Sheep – will be available on digital download from 21 May 2018 and on DVD, Blu-ray™ and 4K UHD from 28 May 2018 – available to pre-order now: http://scnl.co/EarlyManHE. Shot in Aardman’s own distinctive style, the film will take audiences on an extraordinary journey into an exciting new world unleashing an unforgettable tribe of unique and funny new characters voiced by an all-star British cast.
Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures roamed the earth, Early Man Early Man tells the story of courageous caveman hero Dug (Academy Award®-winner Eddie Redmayne) and his best friend Hognob as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City to save their home.
Leading Dug’s tribe of lovable misfits is Chief Bobnar (Timothy Spall) who is joined by Treebor (Richard Ayoade), Magma (Selina Griffiths), Asbo (Johnny Vegas), Barry (Mark Williams), Gravelle (Gina Yashere), Eemak (Simon Greenall) and Grubup (Richard Webber). Maisie Williams voices Goona, the gallant and indomitable rebel who befriends Dug and helps the tribe in their battle to beat the Bronze Age at their own game.
Also joining the stellar cast are Rob Brydon, who voices the Message Bird – an ingenious Bronze Age communication device – Kayvan Novak as Dino, Lord Nooth’s assistant, and Miriam Margolyes as Queen Oofeefa, ruler of the Bronze Age world.
Early Man continues the production partnership with Aardman and Studiocanal following the success of Shaun The Sheep Movie directed by Mark Burton and Richard Starzak.
Running Time: 85 mins approx.