Experience the whimsical world of “Nimona” in the highly anticipated 2023 American computer-animated science fantasy adventure comedy film. Directed by Nick Bruno and Troy Quane, this enchanting cinematic journey brings to life the beloved graphic novel by ND Stevenson. With the talented voice of Chloë Grace Moretz as the spirited titular character and Riz Ahmed as her partner and former knight, prepare for an unforgettable adventure filled with laughter and excitement.
Originally developed by Blue Sky Studios, “Nimona” encountered various hurdles on its path to the big screen. Following The Walt Disney Company’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox, the film faced delays and cancellations due to concerns over its LGBTQ themes. However, thanks to the revival efforts of Annapurna Pictures, the project found new life. Under the direction of Bruno and Quane and with animation by DNEG Animation, “Nimona” has found a home with Netflix, which will distribute the film worldwide. The world premiere of “Nimona” took place at the prestigious Annecy International Animation Film Festival on June 14, 2023, garnering praise from critics. Brace yourself for an enchanting experience as “Nimona” is set to be released on June 30, bringing its magical charm to audiences around the globe via Netflix.
In a futuristic medieval realm, Ballister Boldheart (Riz Ahmed), a valiant knight, finds himself unjustly accused of a crime he didn’t commit. His only hope for redemption lies in the mischievous yet extraordinary Nimona (Chloë Grace Moretz). As a shape-shifting creature, Nimona possesses a penchant for chaos and a unique bond with Ballister, despite his training to eliminate such beings. With the entire kingdom against them, Ballister has no choice but to rely on Nimona as his unconventional sidekick.
As the boundaries blur between heroes, villains, and monsters, a thrilling adventure unfolds. Together, Ballister and Nimona embark on a mission to unleash havoc, allowing Ballister to clear his tarnished name while Nimona revels in her love for chaos. Prepare for a captivating tale where loyalties are tested and perceptions are challenged. Join this unlikely duo as they navigate a world where the line between good and evil becomes blurred, and where their actions carry consequences that will shape their destiny. Get ready for a thrilling ride in the compelling world of “Nimona.”
Movie Songs /Music
Exciting news emerged in May 2023, confirming that the renowned Christophe Beck has lent his exceptional talent to compose the mesmerizing score for the film. With his remarkable musical prowess and experience, Beck’s contribution is set to elevate the cinematic experience of this highly anticipated movie. Prepare to be captivated by the enchanting melodies and immersive soundscapes as Beck’s score weaves seamlessly into the fabric of the film, enhancing every moment with its evocative compositions. Stay tuned for an unforgettable auditory experience in this upcoming masterpiece.
Initially slated for release on February 14, 2020, through Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures and their 20th Century Studios banner, “Nimona” encountered multiple delays, pushing its premiere to March 5, 2021, and subsequently to January 14, 2022. Unfortunately, following the closure of Blue Sky Studios on April 10, 2021, the film was removed from Walt Disney Studios’ release schedule and ultimately canceled.
However, thanks to the revival efforts of Annapurna Pictures, “Nimona” found a new lease on life. Teaming up with Netflix for distribution, this highly anticipated animated gem is now set for a summer 2023 release. The film made its grand debut at the esteemed Annecy International Animation Film Festival on June 14, 2023, receiving accolades from viewers and critics alike. Mark your calendars, as “Nimona” is all set to captivate audiences digitally, exclusively on Netflix, starting from June 30. Prepare to embark on a magical journey filled with adventure and heart, as this long-awaited film finally comes to life in the comfort of your own home.
- Chloë Grace Moretz as by Nimona
- Riz Ahmed as by Ballister Blackheart
- Eugene Lee Yang as by Ambrosius Goldenloin
- Frances Conroy as by The Director
- Lorraine Toussaint as by Queen Valerin
- Beck Bennett as by Sir Thoddeus Sureblade
- RuPaul as by Nate Knight
- Sarah Sherman as by Coriander Cavaverish
- Indya Moore as by Alamzapam Davis
- Julio Torres as by Diego The Squire
|Directed||Nick Bruno, Troy Quane ✔|
|Based||Nimona by ND Stevenson ✔|
|Story||Robert L. Baird, Lloyd Taylor, Pamela Ribon, Marc Haimes, Nick Bruno, Troy Quane, Keith Bunin|
|Produced||Karen Ryan, Julie Zackary, Roy Lee|
|Running Time||99 Minutes|
|Release Date||June 14, 2023 (Annecy), June 30, 2023 (United States)|
|Superstar||Chloë Grace Moretz, Riz Ahmed|