Early Man is an upcoming 2018 British stop motion animated comedy film. Directed by Nick Park and written by Mark Burton and John O’Farrell. The lead character, Dug, will be voiced by Eddie Redmayne. The film’s voice cast also includes Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, and Timothy Spall. Produced by Aardman Animations. the film is being co-financed by Aardman and StudioCanal, which will release it on 26 January 2018, in the United Kingdom.
Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth. Early Man tells the story of Dug (Eddie Redmayne), along with sidekick Hognob and love interest, Goona (Maisie Williams). As they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston) and his Bronze Age City to save their home.