BFG’s New Trailer

A new trailer has been released for Steven Spielberg’s The BFG.

Deadline Hollywood reports the complete film got a 4-1/2 minute standing ovation at the Cannes film festival when it premiered on Saturday. It will release in the US on July 1.

9781101997697_e08eeThe tie-in edition comes out next week, The BFG Movie Tie-In, Roald Dahl (Penguin/Puffin Books; Paperback; $7.99; Audio tie-in, Listening Library; OverDrive Sample).

In related news, Entertainment Weekly reports that Puffin is publishing fresh hardcover editions of james-and-the-giant-peach-hcsome of Dahl’s books to celebrate his 100th birthday, complete with new jacket art, expected for release on Sept. 6.

One of Dahl’s most beloved illustrators, Quentin Blake, will create the new covers for Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, James and the Giant Peach, and Fantastic Mr. Fox.

The new releases will be available in time for the global celebration of Dahl’s birthday to be marked on Sept. 13th.

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