A classic comic becomes a movie

A trailer for the next Netflix movie Slumberland just got out. The film stars Jason Momoa and is based on a classic and hugely influential newspaper comic strip by Winsor McCay titled Little Nemo in Slumberland. The film version is directed by The hunger Games Franchise Francis Lawrence.

The film tells the story of a child, Nemo, who recently lost his father. A Slumberland outlaw appears to her as she sleeps one night and shows her around his world. They hatch a plan to find a way to see her father again. The trailer also features amazing special effects, such as buildings rising out of the ground and a vast sea.

Here is the official synopsis of the film:

Slumberland takes audiences to a magical new place, a dream world where precocious Nemo (Marlow Barkley) and his eccentric sidekick Flip (Jason Momoa) embark on the adventure of a lifetime. After the unexpected loss of her father Peter (Kyle Chandler) at sea, young Nemo’s idyllic existence in the Pacific Northwest is turned upside down when she is sent to live in town with her uncle Phillip (Chris O’Dowd ), well-meaning but deeply clumsy. His new school and new routine are tough by day, but by night, a secret map of the fantasy world of Slumberland connects Nemo to Flip, a brutal but lovable outlaw who quickly becomes his partner and guide. She and Flip soon find themselves on an incredible journey through dreams and running away from nightmares, where Nemo begins to hope that she will find her father once more.

Slumberland will debut on Netflix in November 2022.

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