The BFG Steven Spielberg’s movie announces fantastic full cast

An excellent full cast is confirmed for Steven Spielberg’s film of Roald Dahl’s The BFG

Jemaine Clement in Flight Of The Conchords
Jemaine Clement in Flight Of The Conchords

Steven Spielberg’s film of Roald Dahl’s The BFG has confirmed an excellent supporting cast to join Mark Rylance in the title role, and Ruby Barnhill as Sophie.

Rebecca Hall in Iron Man 3
Rebecca Hall in Iron Man 3

The great Penelope Wilton (Shaun Of The Dead, Downton Abbey) will play the Queen, while the consistently excellent Rebecca Hall (The PrestigeTranscendence) has been cast as her maid Mary.

Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader
Saturday Night Live alum Bill Hader

Additionally, brilliant comedians Bill Hader (Saturday Night Live, The Skeleton Twins) and Jemaine Clement (Flight Of The Conchords, What We Do In The Shadows) have been confirmed as playing giants, along with Michael David Adamthwaite, Daniel Bacon, Chris Gibbs, Adam Godley, Jonathan Holmes, Paul Moniz de Sa and Olafur Olaffson.

The BFG is released 1 July 2016 in the US and 22 July 2016 in the UK. Keep up with the latest fantasy news with the new issue of SciFiNow.