The latest adaptation of Black Beauty is arriving in the Disney + catalog. The feature film will feature Mackenzie Foy, Kate Winslet, Iain Glen and Claire Forlani in the cast. The film, which will premiere in late November, won a new trailer full of emotions.
The plot of the film
The production seeks to adapt to the present day the story written by Anna Sewell, who published a book of the same name during the 19th century.
The film will be about Black Beauty, a wild mare born in the American West. After spending her entire life imprisoned and being sent from corner to corner, Beauty ends up at Birtwick Stables. There, he creates a strong bond with Jo Green, starting a beautiful story of friendship and companionship.
The trailer helps to create the atmosphere of connection between the two characters, showing how similar they are. In addition, it presents some of the difficulties that Jo and Beauty will have to deal with during the film.
Black Beauty production
The feature film was written and will be directed by Ashley Avis, being the director’s first major production. To help her on the mission, the film has a cast full of well-known names.
The main names are Mackenzie Foy (Interstellar), Iain Glen (Game of Thrones) and Claire Forlani (Love Recipes), who play the roles of, respectively, Jo Green, Uncle John and Mrs. Winthrop. In addition, renowned actress Kate Winslet (Titanic) is in production lending her voice to Black Beauty.