Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer: When a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll.
Artemis Fowl is an upcoming American fantasy adventure film based on the first two novels in the series of the same name by Eoin Colfer. The film stars Ferdia Shaw, Lara McDonnell, Tamara Smart, Nonso Anozie, Josh Gad, and Judi Dench. It will be released by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures on August 9, 2019.
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Nathaniel, a magician's young apprentice, summons the djinni Bartimaeus to use him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from a magician named Simon Lovelace.
Siblings Kendra and Seth have no idea that their grandfather is the current caretaker of a hidden magical creature refuge called Fablehaven. When Seth becomes too curious and reckless for his own good, powerful forces of evil are unleashed, and Kendra and her brother must save their family, Fablehaven and, maybe, the world.
When Arthur's life is saved by a key shaped like the minute hand of a lock, bizarre creatures from another realm come forward, determined to take the key even if it means destroying him and the world he knows.
Albert Garrick is an assassin for hire in Victorian London when he and his young apprentice Riley are transported via wormhole to modern London. When Riley discovers Garrick has underlying evil plans, he teams up with an FBI agent to stop him from changing the world forever.
Prosper and Bo, two orphaned brothers, run away to Venice where a secret community of street urchins resides. The brothers relish their new lives, but their cruel aunt and a bumbling detective are close behind.