Netflix makes waves in the animation world and we’re here to make it happen. Your original animated films Klaus, i lost my bodyand her 2021 movie, The Mitchells against the machines was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the Academy Awards. This year, the streaming platform has already given us a gem Richard Linklater‘s Apollo 10 1⁄2: A Space Age Childhood and now, Another animated feature is coming our way The Sea Creature.
The Sea Creature is an adventure film set in a time when monsters abound and sea monster hunters are the only ones standing in their way. The film tells the story of Jacob Holland, a legendary sea monster hunter loved by all for his heroic endeavors. Holland’s life is turned upside down when a young girl named Maisie Brumble stows away on his ship and forms an unlikely friendship with a terrifying sea monster. And now Holland must team up with the little girl to travel to uncharted waters and face any monsters that appear.
The Sea Creature was first announced under the name in 2018 Jacob and the sea monster. The film was written by Nele Benjamin and Chris Williams. Williams also directed and co-produced the film Jed Snake With Melissa Cobb as executive producer.
Are you excited to learn more about this new animated adventure film? Here’s everything you need to know The Sea Creature from the plot to streaming details.
When will The Sea Beast be released?
The Sea Creature will be released on Friday 8th July 2022 so mark your calendars! If you don’t have Netflix, don’t worry. You can hurry now and sign up for their Basic, Standard, or Premium plans for $9.99, $15.99, and $19.99, respectively
What is “The Sea Creature” about?
Here is the official synopsis for The Sea Creature from Netflix:
In a time when terrible beasts roamed the seas, monster hunters were celebrated heroes – and none was more popular than the great Jacob Holland. But when young Maisie Brumble disappears as a stowaway on his fabled ship, he gains an unlikely ally. Together they embark on an epic journey into uncharted waters and make history.
Netflix has released the official teaser for The Sea Creature on March 30, 2022 and publishes the Official trailer on June 7, 2022. The trailer introduces us to Maisie Brumble reading a book about a time when sea creatures plagued the land and seas and no one was safe. Maisie meets Jacob and she is very impressed with his accomplishments and tells him she wants to join his crew. Of course, Jacob will not let a child on the ship and sends her away, but when he gets on the ship with his crew to kill monsters, he finds that she is blind.
Jacob plans to drop Maisie off at the nearest port, but she perseveres. She points out that he got on the ship when he was her age and look how he turned out. Her similarities to him are also pointed out by another crew member, who tells Jacob that he sees the same fire in her that he once saw in him (Jacob). Meanwhile, a large sea monster plagues the ship and Jacob tries to fight it off. Meanwhile, Maisie seems to have a different take on monsters, even telling Jacob that just because he’s a hero, his approach isn’t wrong.
Who are the cast and crew of The Sea Beast?
The Sea Creature Stars Karl Urban as Jacob Holland next to it Dan Stevens, JaredHarris, Zaris-Angel Hator, Marianne Jean Baptiste, Kathy Burkeand Kaya McLean. Urban is known for his role as Éomer in the second and third parts of Lord of the Rings Trilogy. He is also known for his portrayal of Leonard McCoy in the film star trek Reboot film series and Vaako in the riddick film series. Urban has also made a name for himself in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, where he portrayed Skurge in the 2017 film Thor: Ragnarok. He currently stars as Billy Butcher in Amazon’s superhero series The youngwhat just was renewed for a fourth season.
Dan Stevens also plays The Sea Creature as Admiral Hornagold. Stevens is best known for his role as Matthew Crawley in the critically acclaimed historical drama series Downton Abbey from 2010 to 2012 and his portrayal of David Haller in the horror thriller series legion (2017-2019). Stevens also starred in Disney’s 2017 live-action adaptation Beauty and the Beast opposite Emma Watson. This isn’t the first time Stevens has starred in a Netflix film. He previously starred in the 2018 Netflix horror film apostle.
British Academy Television Award and Satellite Award winner Jared Harris also stars The Sea Creature. Harris is best known for his portrayal of Lane Pryce on the television drama series mad Men. This role earned him a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. He also received a 2019 Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his portrayal of Valery Legasov in the HBO miniseries Chernobyl. Harris has appeared in many critically acclaimed films such as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) and Lincoln (2012).
The Sea Creature Zaris-Angel Hator also provides the voice of Maisie Brumble. Hator is best known for her role in The Midnight Gang (2018). Of course, the animated feature isn’t complete without a pet, and the trailer lets us catch a glimpse of a blue monster that Maisie has named Blue, trying to get Jacob to keep it as a pet.
The Sea Creature Directed by Chris Williams. Williams co-directed the 2008 animated film bolt, which was nominated for the 2009 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. He also directed the 2014 family animation film big hero 6which won and co-directed the 2015 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Moiana (2016), which was nominated for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song at the 89th Academy Awards.