December 2, 2023

Apple TV+ reveals the heartwarming trailer for the all-new kids and family live-action animated hybrid special, “The Velveteen Rabbit,” launching globally on November 22

Apple TV+ today released the trailer for the Apple Original special “The Velveteen Rabbit,” premiering globally on Wednesday, November 22. The new special based on the treasured, classic children’s book by Margery Williams, celebrates the magic of unconditional love. When seven-year-old William receives a new favorite toy for Christmas, he discovers a lifelong friend and unlocks a world of magic.

Produced by Magic Light Pictures, the 40-minute special from Apple TV+ expertly mixes live-action and stunning animation to perfectly capture the imagination of a child and to lean into the timeless classic in a way you’ve always envisioned but never seen before.



Featuring Phoenix Laroche (“The Royal Nanny”) as “William,” the all-star cast includes the voices of Alex Lawther (“Andor”) as “the Velveteen Rabbit,” Academy Award nominee Helena Bonham Carter (“The Crown,” “Harry Potter”) as “Wise Horse,” Nicola Coughlan (“Bridgerton”) as “Playroom Fairy,” Bethany Antonia (“House of Dragon”) as “Female Rabbit,” Lois Chimimba (“Still Up”) as “Car,” Paterson Joseph (“Vigil”) as “King,” Clive Rowe (“So Awkward”) as “Lion,” Nathaniel Parker (“The Inspector Lynley Mysteries”) as “Male Rabbit,” Tilly Vosburgh (“Inside Man”) as “Momo,” as well as Samantha Colley (“Genius”) as “Mother” and Leonard Buckley (“The Great”) as “Father.”

Magic Light Pictures co-founder Martin Pope produces (Academy Award nominee “The Gruffalo” and BAFTA & International Emmy-winning “Revolting Rhymes”). With a screenplay by Tom Bidwell, creator of the BAFTA- and International Emmy-nominated “My Mad Fat Diary”. And the Oscar-nominated short “Wish 143.”

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Cosy up during the holidays with the timeless classic The Velveteen Rabbit when it premieres on Apple TV+ on November 22nd.

Will you be watching the special? Do you think it will be a fantastic adaptation? Are you a fan of the original novel? Hop down to the comments section to let us know. We love to hear from you.

Source: Apple TV





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