Christian Bale lends lungs to Miyazaki’s Boy and the Herron

The movie releases in cinemas December 8.

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Christian Bale, Dave Bautista, Gemma Chan, Willem Dafoe, Karen Fukuhara, Mark Hamill, Robert Pattinson and Florence Pugh will lend their voices to the English-language version of Hayao Miyazaki’s new feature, The Boy and the Heron.

Bale will play Shoichi Maki, Bautista is The Parakeet King, Chan is Natsuko, Dafoe is Noble Pelican, Fukuhara is Lady Himi, Hamill is Granduncle, Pattinson is The Gray Heron and Pugh is Kiriko. Luca Padovan has also joined as Mahito Maki. Mamoudou Athie, Tony Revolori and Dan Stevens are featured as the Parakeets.

The movie releases in cinemas December 8.

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