Disney has just released a new trailer for Steven Spielberg‘s latest movie The BFG. Based on the classic tale by Roald Dahl, The BFG certainly has Spielberg back in his wheelhouse where he examines the wonder of the world through the eyes of a child. The script was written by the late Melissa Mathison, the script writer for one of Spielberg’s most beloved films E.T., The BFG will be her last writing credit. Check out the trailer below.
Oscar winner Mark Rylance (Bridge of Spies) voices the Big Friendly Giant, along with Ruby Barnhill (4 O’Clock Club) as Sophie, the little girl caught up Giant business. They are joined by Bill Hader, Jemaine Clement and Rebecca Hall.
What do you think, does that trailer motivate you to buy a ticket? The film has been getting mostly positive reviews from the Cannes screenings and is expected to do quite well at the box office.
The BFG hits theaters on July 1.