From Cartoon Saloon, the studio behind Song of the Sea and The Secret of Kells, comes Wolfwalkers,
The film will be Apple TV Plus’s first animated theatrical feature. It follows a young apprentice hunter named Robyn who journeys to Ireland with her father to exterminate the last wolf pack. But she meets and befriends a girl named Mebh, who possesses the ability to turn into a wolf while asleep (hence the title). As Robyn and Mebh search for Mebh’s lost mother, they’re drawn deeper in the the magical world, uncovering secrets and danger. The first trailer shows off the gorgeous fairy tale world, rendered like it’s straight out of an illustrated folktale collection.
Wolfwalkers is set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and will debut on Apple TV Plus later in 2020, after its theatrical run. It was originally supposed to hit Apple TV Plus in September, but due to COVID-19-related delays, it has been pushed to “before Christmas.”