Netflix Releases New Trailer for DreamWorks Animation's "Orion and the Dark," a Heartfelt Tale of Overcoming Fear

News - 13 January 2024

DreamWorks Animation has unveiled a fresh new trailer for "Orion and the Dark," a collaboration between acclaimed writer Charlie Kaufman and streaming giant Netflix. The film marks the feature debut of animator Sean Charmatz and is set to premiere on Netflix on February 2nd.The story follows Orion, a young boy who is plagued by fears of everything from heights to the darkness itself.

When the embodiment of darkness, known simply as Dark, takes Orion on a nighttime journey, it is meant to show him that his fears are unfounded. Through this journey, Orion learns that it is not the external dangers he should be afraid of, but rather his own fears and insecurities.In the latest trailer, we are introduced to Dark's quirky team of colleagues, including Sleep, Sweet Dreams, Quiet, Unexplained Noises, and Insomnia.

These characters add an element of whimsy and humor to the story as they guide Orion through his fear and help him confront the darkness within himself. However, Dark also has a rival in the form of Light, who represents everything that Orion fears and must overcome.Produced by Peter McCown, with Walt Dohrn and Bonnie Arnold serving as executive producers, "Orion and the Dark" promises to be a visually stunning and emotionally resonant film.

The collaboration between DreamWorks Animation and Netflix has already generated buzz among fans of animated films, and the new trailer only serves to heighten anticipation for its release.With its unique concept and imaginative storytelling, "Orion and the Dark" is set to captivate audiences of all ages. Whether you're a fan of animation, fantasy, or simply a good old-fashioned coming-of-age tale, this film has something for everyone.

So mark your calendars for February 2nd and get ready to embark on a magical journey with Orion and Dark.