Walt Disney Studios has released the trailer for the Steven Spielberg-helmed film adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's classic The BFG. In the title role of the beloved Big Friendly Giant is three-time Tony winner Mark Rylance.
The London-set film, about a young girl's adventures with her Giant friend, will be released in theatres July 1. Watch the trailer below:
Rylance heads the cast with newcomer Ruby Barnhill as Sophie, Penelope Wilton as The Queen and Rebecca Hall as Mary, the Queen’s maid. As previously reported, the film marks three-time Academy Award winner Spielberg's first time directing a Disney-branded movie. Based on the novel by Dahl, The BFG features a script by Melissa Mathison.