The first one-sheet poster and trailer for Zambezia
, an ambitious animated feature produced by Triggerfish studios in South Africa,
A young falcon leaves the desolate desert where he lives with his father to discover action and adventure in the big city of Zambezia.
The movie features voice acting from Jeremy Suarez, Abigail Breslin, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy, Samuel L. Jackson, Richard E. Grant, Jenifer Lewis
, and Jim Cummings
directed by Wayne Thornley
, is scheduled for release this winter in Africa and Europe – and next year in U.S.
Here’s the official synopsis for the film:
On the edge of a majestic waterfall, in the heart of Africa, lies the amazing bird city of Zambezia, led by wise and battle-tested Sekhuru (Leonard Nimoy). Our young falcon hero Kai (Jeremy Suarez) leaves his remote outpost against his Father’s (Samuel L. Jackson) wishes to join the prestigious Hurricane defense flyers fiercely trained by Ajax (Jeff Goldblum) to patrol the skies keeping Zambezia safe. Kai’s father goes after him but is captured as the scheming iguana lizard Budzo (Jim Cummings) conspires to attack the sanctuary. Kai and soulmate Zoe (Abigail Breslin) will need to gather all their flying skills along with a big dose of diplomacy to save the city from Budzo’s deadly plot.