Review Movie The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is scheduled to be released by Walt Disney Pictures in the United States on November 2, 2018, in Real D 3D and Dolby Cinema.
- Keira Knightley as Sugar Plum Fairy
- Mackenzie Foy as Clara
- Eugenio Derbez as Flower Realm King
- Matthew Macfadyen as Mr. Stahlbaum
- Richard E. Grant as Snow Realm King
- Misty Copeland as The Ballerina
- Helen Mirren as Mother Ginger
- Morgan Freeman as Drosselmeyer
- Jayden Fowora-Knight as Philip, the Nutcracker
- Miranda Hart as Dew Drop Fairy
- Jack Whitehall as Harlequin
- Ellie Bamber as Louise
- Lil Buck as The Mouse King
The project was first announced on March 4, 2016, which stated that Walt Disney Pictures was developing The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, with Lasse Hallström, set to direct, continuing its model of developing classic fairy tales. The project is based on The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E. T. A. Hoffmann, with Ashleigh Powell on board to write the script. In July 2016, Mackenzie Foy, Misty Copeland, and Morgan Freeman joined the cast. In August 2016, Keira Knightley and Helen Mirren joined the cast. In September 2016, Ellie Bamber joined the cast. In October 2016, Miranda Hart joined the cast. In March 2017, Eugenio Derbez confirmed that he had been cast in the film. Later, it was revealed that Jack Whitehall had joined the cast.
The music was adapted from Tschaikovsky's Nutcracker by James Newton Howard. Gustavo Dudamel conducted the orchestra, while Lang Lang was the piano soloist. Andrea Bocelli and his son Matteo contributed the song "Fall on Me" for the film, which premiered on Dancing with the Stars' "Disney Night" on October 22, 2018.
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is set to be released on November 2, 2018, in 2D and Real D 3D by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, replacing the original date set for Disney's live adaptation of Mulan. The teaser trailer was released on December 19, 2017. Another trailer was released August 8, 2018. Two days later, on August 10, 2018, a sneak peek of the film aired on Disney Channel during a new episode of Andi Mack. There was also a trailer that first came out in theatres with showings of Incredibles 2, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and Christopher Robin before going online on September 4 of that year.
Box office projections
In the United States and Canada, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms will be released alongside Nobody's Fool and Bohemian Rhapsody and is projected to gross $23–26 million in its opening weekend.