Netflix has officially released the first trailer for The beast from the sea – an upcoming ocean extravaganza that follows sea monster hunter and seafarer Jacob Holland as he discovers a young girl named Maisie who has secretly stowed away on his ship. Unbeknownst to Maise, Holland is venturing into uncharted waters to discover an underwater beast. The duo end up working together to battle the mysterious monster.
Directed by Chris Williams — the best-selling filmmaker known for Moana, Big Hero 6and Lock – the feature will be Williams’ first solo film and looks promising in early previews of the animated adventure.
The upcoming project features the voice of Karl Urban as Jacob, Zaris-Angel Hator as Maisie, Jared Harris, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Dan Stevens and Kathy Burke. The official synopsis for the film is as follows:
In a time when terrifying beasts roamed the seas, Monster Hunters were famous heroes – and none were more beloved than the great Jacob Holland. But when young Maisie Brumble sets sail on his legendary ship, he comes face to face with an unexpected ally. Together they embark on an epic journey into uncharted waters and make history. From Oscar-winning filmmaker Chris Williams (Moana, Big Hero Six, Bolt), The Sea Beast takes us to where the map ends and the real adventure begins.
With a script by Williams and Neil Benjamin, the film aims to appeal to audiences of all ages and enough ocean fun for the whole family to enjoy just in time for summer. Don’t miss any of the action when The beast from the sea hits Netflix on July 8.