United Kingdom: February 04 2022
United States: January 14 2022
Ranking: 7,124 out of 16,123 movies (up 390)
'Nimona' is based on a the graphic novel of the same name written and illustrated by Noelle Stevenson. Nimona is a shapeshifter and sidekick to the self-confessed villain Lord Ballister Blackheart. Nimona is ever the loyal sidekick, standing besides Blackheart as they fight to take down his arch nemesis, Sir Ambrosius Goldenloin. Blackheart, a former knight before he traded the title to become a mad scientist and supervillain, is pursued by Goldenloin on behalf of the Institution of Law Enforcement and Heroics. Part science-fiction and part-fantasy, 'Nimona' is set to be an animated adventure as well as the feature-length directorial debut of Patrick Osborne, who has worked on films such as 'Big Hero Six', 'Bolt', 'Tangled', 'Surf's Up' and 'Wreck-It Ralph' in the animation department. Marc Haimes ('Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word', 'Kubo and the Two Strings') and Max Werner ('Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt', 'Weird Like Us') will adapt Noelle Stevenson's graphic novel, which she began as an art school student and published regularly on Tumblr before receiving a book deal, for the big screen. The current release date is predicted to be 2022, subject to change. 'Nimona' will be distributed by 20th Century Fox and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.