TV and Film:The Amazing Maurice

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The Amazing Maurice
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ASIN [1]
IMDB 10473036
First Broadcast TBA
Broadcast Channel Feature Film
Director(s) Toby Genkel, Florian Westermann
Producer(s) Julia Stuart (Sky), Emely Christians (Ulysses), Andrew Baker and Robert Chandler (Cantilever Media) and Rob Wilkins (Narrativia)
Writer(s) Terry Rossio
Starring TBA
Duration 85 minutes
Episodes 1
Series Children's books
Annotations Annotations for TV and Film:The Amazing Maurice
Preceded by The Abominable Snow Baby
Followed by '
All data relates to the UK home release.

The Amazing Maurice, currently in production, is an animated feature film produced by Cantilever Media and Ulysses Filmproduktion in conjunction with Narrativia, based off the book The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents. The Amazing Maurice will be the first feature film adaptation based off of Terry Pratchett's works and was to be the first to be originally screened in cinemas, however it seems it will now debut on Sky Cinema's pay television network, at least in the UK.


Maurice, a streetwise cat, has the perfect money-making scam. He’s found a dumb-looking kid who plays a pipe, and his very own horde of rats – rats who are strangely educated, and literate, so Maurice can no longer think of them as “lunch”. And everyone knows the stories about rats and pipers... However, when Maurice and the rodents reach the stricken town of Bad Blintz, their little con goes down the drain. For someone there is playing a different tune. A dark, shadowy tune. Something very, very bad is waiting in the cellars. It’s not a game anymore. It’s a rat-eat-rat world down there and the educated rats must learn a new word...EVIL.


Tie-in Books

Several books and new covers were released to tie-in with the release of the film:

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