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Thelma The Unicorn Animated Movie – Release dates, Cast, and More

Thelma The Unicorn Animated Movie - Release dates, Cast, and More
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Recently, the streaming giant, Netflix unveiled the trailer for Thelma The Unicorn, an American musical comedy adventure film. An animated movie, Thelma The Unicorn follows the enchanting and colourful world of the pony. Based on the children’s book of the same name by Aaron Blabey, the film has earned immense anticipation following an entertaining trailer. Here’s all you need to know about the forthcoming movie.

What’s Thelma The Unicorn About?

The animated movie features Thelma’s voyage from an ordinary pony to a glittering unicorn while manifesting to be a part of the musical event, Sparklepalooza. An accident engulfed Thelma in pink paint and glitter, and she realises she can now fulfil her dream to sing. Although an impulsive theme, Thelma The Unicorn covers moral themes like self-worth and identity. In the film, the pony often doubted whether her popularity was based on her appearance or talents.

According to Goodreads, here’s an official synopsis for the book,

Thelma dreams of being a glamorous unicorn. Then in a rare pink and glitter-filled moment of fate, Thelma’s wish comes true. She rises to instant international stardom but at an unexpected cost. After a while, Thelma realises that she is happier than her ordinary, sparkle-free self. So she ditches her horn, scrubs off her sparkles, and returns home, where her best friend is waiting for her with a hug.

Who is in the Cast of Thelma The Unicorn?

A star-studded cast, the voice characters for Thelma The Unicorn included,

  • Brittany Howard as Thelma the Unicorn
  • Will Forte as Otis
  • Jemaine Clement as Vic Diamond
  • Edi Patterson as Megan
  • Fred Armisen as Danny Stallion
  • Zach Galifianakis as Crusty Trucker
  • Jon Heder as Reggie
  • Shondrella Avery as Zirconia
  • Maliaka Mitchell as Peggy
  • Ally Dixon as Nikki Narwhal
  • Jared Hess
The Unicorn Animated Movie
Image: Netflix

What are The Release Dates For Thelma The Unicorn?

With higher anticipation, Thelma The Unicorn is set to make its debut on Netflix on May 17, 2024.

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Is There a Trailer For Thelma The Unicorn?

Netflix, across its social media handles, released a much sought-after trailer on April 15, 2024. The trailer, which provided a glimpse into Thelma’s life included a short explanation that read,

Thelma is a small-time pony who dreams of becoming a glamorous music star. In a moment of fate, Thelma is transformed into a unicorn and instantly rises to global stardom, but this new life of fame comes at a cost.

Video by Netflix

Final Words

While Thelma The Unicorn is an animated children’s movie, it emphasises important themes such as self-belief and the importance of truth. Brittany Howard, who is voicing the titular role, talked about her appearance in the film and said that not only did she get the opportunity to work with some of the best voice actors but she also felt her character was relatable. Besides Thelma The Unicorn, there are a plethora of animated movies that are set to make a debut in 2024. They are That Christmas, Saving Bikini Bottom: The Sandy Cheeks Movie, Ultraman, and In Your Dreams.

Besides, if you are also eagerly anticipating the release of Thelma The Unicorn, check the above-mentioned details for your ease.

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