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Watch The Charming Trailer For New Film Version Of 'The Little Prince'

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Up until now, there was only a French-language trailer for the upcoming (and first!) animated feature adaptation of beloved children's book The Little Prince. The English version just dropped—and it's a longer and charming one complete with some big-name actors voicing the characters. If you're anything like us, you'll get a little giddy with childlike wonderment when you watch this one.

The Little Prince, which is helmed by Kung Fu Panda's director Mark Osborne and adapted from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's 1943 book, will be premiering at the Cannes Film Festival next month. Its roster of A-list voice actors include Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, Paul Rudd, Marion Cotillard, James Franco, Benicio del Toro, Ricky Gervais, Paul Giamatti, Bud Cort and Albert Brooks.

Variety got its hands first on this international trailer, which has a combination of 3D animation much like Pixar's films, and some stop-motion animation. The film is an expansion of the book's original plot. It follows a young girl (Mackenzie Foy) whose mother (McAdams) is trying to prep her for the adult world. When they move into a new home, the girl meets her eccentric aviator neighbor (Bridges) and he tries to show her that the world is full of infinite possibilities. She gets thrown into the world of the original book as the plot unfolds about how a pilot crashes in the desert and meets The Little Prince (Riley Osbourne), a boy from another planet who teaches him some valuable lessons about life.

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The film will premiere in France on July 29. And don't worry, there's an expected release date for the U.S. to be announced soon.

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