Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's 'The BFG' gets new trailer

The Big Friendly Giant coming to the big screen soon.

Published Tue, Apr 5 2016 10:28 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

It's been a number of years since Steven Spielberg has produced a family friendly film, but with his upcoming adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl book 'The BFG', it looks like he's lost none of his touch. Today, Disney has released a fun new trailer for the live action/ CG hybrid.

Adapted for the screen by 'E.T.' screenwriter Melissa Mathison who sadly passed away late last year, 'The BFG' stars Rebecca Hall as the young Mary and features the voices of Mark Rylance, Bill Hader and Jemaine Clement. Frst published in 1982, the novel was one of the last written by Dahl, who passed away in 1990.

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'The BFG' will hit theatres in 3D and 2D worldwide from July 2016.

Ben joined the TweakTown team in 2008 and has since reviewed 100s of movies. Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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