The Imaginary: New Trailer For Hayley Atwell's Beautiful Netflix Animated Film Revealed

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Yoshiyuki Momose is leading a new film for Netflix Animation called The Imaginary, which stars Hayley Atwell, and its new trailer is stunning.

The concept of imaginary friends has been all the rage recently. First, there was Lionsgate's horror feature, Imaginary. Then, John Krasinski brought a more family-friendly adventure to theaters with IF.

Now a third film is due out this summer that'll look to capitalize on the endlessly relatable concept of having imaginary friends.

A New Trailer for Netflix's The Imaginary Is Here

Netflix just released a new trailer for its upcoming animated film The Imaginary, which is directed by Yoshiyuki Momose.

According to Netflix, the film, created under Studio Ponoc, follows a younger girl named Amanda and her imaginary companion, Rudger, who starts to worry that one day he might be forgotten.

The film is actually based on a beloved novel of the same name, written by A.F. Harrold and illustrated by Emily Gravett.

The all-star cast includes Hayley Atwell, Kal Penn, LeVar Burton, Louie Rudge-Buchanan, Sky Hatz, Jeremy Swift, Evie Kiszel, Jane Singer, Miles Nibbe, Ruby Barnhill, Roger Craig Smith, Courtenay Taylor, and more.

The full synopsis can be read here:

"Studio Ponoc's The Imaginary portrays the depths of humanity and creativity through the eyes of young Amanda and her imaginary companion, Rudger. Their fantastical adventures launched from her attic, lead them to discover a magical world of creatures and places never before seen until a sinister force threatens to destroy their imaginary world and the friendship within it. Directed by renowned animator Yoshiyuki Momose (Spirited Away), The Imaginary is an unforgettable adventure of love, loss, and the healing power of imagination."

And the incredible full trailer can be seen below:

The Imaginary hits Netflix on July 5.

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Russ Milheim is the Industry Relations Coordinator at The Direct. On top of utilizing his expertise on the many corners of today’s entertainment to cover the latest news and theories, he establishes and maintains communication and relations between the outlet and the many studio and talent representatives.